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Oprah Winfrey was recently the recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom — the nation’s highest civilian honor — according to an article on HuffingtonPost.com.
According to the article, Winfrey received the honor from President Barack Obama yesterday, Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at the White House. She was reportedly awarded for her achievements in television and for her service to communities and young people.
Winfrey received the honor alongside Ben Bradlee, editor of the “Washington Post.”