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Ellen DeGeneres awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

Celebrity, Entertainment, Film & TV
America’s highest civilian honour is awarded to those who contribute to the US’ culture, interest and security. Reporter: Marta Szymborska | Sub-editor: Natalia Sokolowska The talk show host struggled to hold back tears when receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Obama. DeGeneres was accompanied by her wife, Portia de Rossi, in spite of recent rumours that the couple was divorcing after eight years of marriage. During the ceremony, DeGeneres was introduced by both President Obama and The White House aide: "At a pivotal moment, her courage and candor helped change the hearts and minds of millions of Americans, accelerating our nation's constant drive toward equality and acceptance for all. Ellen DeGeneres has showed us that a single individual can make the world