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Denzel Washington To Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

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American actor Denzel Washington will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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The 67-year-old star will be among seventeen honorees this year…

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Keep scrolling to read more!

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The group of people selected has “contributed positively” to the United States through “arts, politics, culture, and more,” according to an official statement from the White House.

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The ceremony will be held on July 7.

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But it turns out Denzel is the “only person” from the entertainment industry that is being honored this year…

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And what a big achievement that is!

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In addition to that, other honorees include John McCain, Richard Trumka, and even Steve Jobs…

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But if you think that’s epic, hear this: the former President of the University of Texas at Brownsville, Julieta García, and the National Unity Project founder Khizr Khan, also made it to the list, according to reports – so it’s not just celebrities!

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Coming back to Denzel… he’s not just an actor but an award-winning producer and director, too!

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Denzel has acted in films such as Glory and Malcolm X, which became popular among the masses. However, in 2010, the actor turned to directing and was nominated for 4 Oscars for a play titled Fences.

Congratulations Denzel, we’re proud of you!

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