Maya Lin to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

November 22nd, 2016

Maya Lin is among the list of Presidential Medal of Freedom award recipients this year, the last series of awards given by President Barack Obama.  “The Presidential Medal of Freedom is not just our nation’s highest civilian honor – it’s a tribute to the idea that all of us, no matter where we come from, have the opportunity to change this country for the better,” the President said.  “From scientists, philanthropists, and public servants to activists, athletes, and artists, these 21 individuals have helped push America forward, inspiring millions of people around the world along the way.”

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