Loretta Lynn And Oprah Winfrey Among Medal Of Freedom Recipients

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August 9, 2013 | 3:57am EST

Country legend Loretta Lynn, Oprah Winfrey and former President Bill Clinton are among the 16 recipients of this year’s Presidential Medal of Freedom.
The honor is given to those who have made contributions to the security or national interests of the
Sally Ride, the first female astronaut in space, will be honored posthumously when President Barack Obama hands out the awards at the White House in Washington, D.C. later this year.