Obama be­stows Medal of Free­dom on Bi­den

Richmond Times-Dispatch - - NATIONAL & WORLD -

Pres­i­dent Barack Obama awarded Vice Pres­i­dent Joe Bi­den the high­est civil­ian honor Thurs­day, com­mem­o­rat­ing an “ex­traor­di­nary man with an ex­traor­di­nary ca­reer in public ser­vice.” Bi­den ac­cepted the Pres­i­den­tial Medal of Free­dom at a cer­e­mony ded­i­cated to hon­or­ing the out­go­ing vice pres­i­dent. “I was part of the jour­ney of a re­mark­able man who did re­mark­able things,” Bi­den said.

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