President Barack Obama at the Edmund Pettus Bridge, Selma, Ala. AUDIENCE MEMBER: We love you, President Obama! THE PRESIDENT: Well, you know I love you back. (Applause.) It is a rare honor in this life to follow one of your heroes. And John Lewis is one of my heroes. Now, I have to imagine that […]
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During what he called one of his “favorite events every year,” President Obama presented 16 outstanding individuals, including four African Americans, with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor.