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From Actors to Activists: Medal of Freedom Recipients

President Obama presented the nation's highest civilian honor to 18 artists, activists and public servants, among others.
Image: US President Barack Obama awards the the Presidential Medal of Freedom to nineteen recipients
Actress Meryl Streep is awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House, in Washington DC, on Nov. 24.MICHAEL REYNOLDS / EPA