Obama Honors Sixteen With Congressional Medal Of Freedom

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U.S. President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Freedom to Kara... News PhotoBarack Obama,Bestof,Ceremony,East Room,Father,Government,Horizontal,International Landmark,Kara Kennedy,Politics,Presidential Medal of Freedom,Ted Kennedy,Topics,Topix,US President,USA,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2009 Getty ImagesWASHINGTON - AUGUST 12: U.S. President Barack Obama (R) presents the Medal of Freedom to Kara Kennedy on behalf of her father, Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA), during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House August 12, 2009 in Washington, DC. Obama presented the medal, the highest civilian honor in the United States, to 16 recipients during the ceremony. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)