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Presidential Medal Of Freedom Recipients

10:20 PM, May 29, 2012   |    comments
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (WUSA) - On Tuesday, President Barack Obama presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's top civilian honor, to this year's group of awardees. The medal is given to those have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors.

Musician Bob Dylan, astronaut-turned-Senator John Glenn and former NCAA basketball coach Pat Summitt are among this year's recipients. (Photos by Getty Images)

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