Biden awards Medal of Freedom to Biles, McCain, Giffords


President Biden has awarded the nation's highest civilian honor to 17 people This is America The Medal of Freedom recipients range from athletes Megan Rapinoe and Simone Biles the nation's most decorated gymnast She has to her medal count of 32 I don't know if you're going to find room To civil rights lawyer Fred gray Fresh legal brilliance and strategy to segregated schools and secured the right to vote Former congresswoman and shooting survivor Gabby Giffords One of the most courageous people I have ever known X Biden said it colleague Alan Simpson This is the real deal Their late colleague John McCain received a metal posthumously as did labor leader Richard trumka and Apple cofounder Steve Jobs When Steve left us as something special Actor Denzel Washington was to get a medal but skipped the ceremony after getting COVID-19 Sagar Meghani Washington

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