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Jordan, Kareem to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

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Today, President Barack Obama named 21 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who 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.

The following individuals will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom:

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Michael Jordan

Source: Whitehouse.gov

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