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Barack Obama awards Joe Biden with Presidential Medal of Freedom

The honour was conferred at a ceremony at White House dedicated to honour the outgoing US President

AP | PTI  |  Washington 

President Barack Obama has awarded Vice President Joe Biden with the highest civilian honour, commemorating an "extraordinary man with an extraordinary career in public service." A teary-eyed Biden accepted the Presidential Medal of Freedom at a ceremony at the White House dedicated to honouring the outgoing vice-president. Obama said he is bestowing the honour on Biden for "faith in your fellow Americans, for your love of country and a lifetime of service that will endure through the generations." Biden praised his wife and children for their ...

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