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    Tue, 01 May 2012 10:28:08

    Bob Dylan to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom - It's the highest civilian honor

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    • Bob Dylan - NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 20: Bob Dylan's original working autograph manuscript of 'A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall' shown at the press preview 'A Rock & Roll History: Presley To Punk' at Sotheby's on June 20, 2014 in New York City.
    • Bob Dylan - NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 20: The most popular manuscript ever to apper at auction, Bob Dylan's original hand written lyrics for the 1965 epic 'Like A Rolling Stones', shown at the press preview 'A Rock & Roll History: Presley To Punk' at Sotheby's on June 20, 2014 in New York City.
    • Bob Dylan - NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 20: The most popular manuscript ever to apper at auction, Bob Dylan's original hand written lyrics for the 1965 epic 'Like A Rolling Stones', shown at the press preview 'A Rock & Roll History: Presley To Punk' at Sotheby's on June 20, 2014 in New York City.

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    Congrats to folk singer Bob Dylan. He will be honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama.

    Dylan will receive the award with 13 other recipients. It's the highest civilian honor there is in the U.S.

    "These extraordinary honorees come from different backgrounds and different walks of life, but each of them has made a lasting contribution to the life of our nation. They've challenged us, they've inspired us, and they've made the world a better place. I look forward to recognizing them with this award," the Prez said.

    The date for the awards ceremony has yet to be set.

    Congrats, Bob.

    What is your favorite Bob Dylan song?

    —Maggie Pannacione
    05.01.12



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