President Obama Presents 2012 Citizens Medals

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Bill Sherlach blows a kiss skyward as U.S. President Barack Obama... News PhotoAdult,Barack Obama,Blowing,Blowing a Kiss,Civilian,Daughter,East Room,Females,Honor,Horizontal,International Landmark,Kissing,Mother,Politics,Presidential Citizens Medal,US President,USA,Washington DC,White House - Washington DC,Wife,WomenPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesWASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 15: Bill Sherlach blows a kiss skyward as U.S. President Barack Obama presents him and daughters Katy Sherlach and Maura Lynn Schwartz with the 2012 Presidential Citizens Medal, the nation's second-highest civilian honor, on behalf of their wife and mother Mary Sherlach in the East Room of the White House February 15, 2013 in Washington, DC. School psychologist Mary Sherlach was killed during a mass shooting that left 26 people dead at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012. 'Their selflessness and courage inspire us all to look for opportunities to better serve our communities and our country,' Obama said about this year's recepients. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)