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Presidential Medal of Freedom awards

Ernie BanksChicago TribuneBarack ObamaOprah Winfrey
President Barack Obama will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks, left, media magnate Oprah Winfrey, center, and civil rights leader Cordy Tindell "C.T." Vivian later this year. (Chicago Tribune, Getty Images) Chicago Tribune, Getty Images