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President Obama stands with Elizabeth Little, whose husband Dr. Tom Little, an optometrist killed in Afghanistan, was posthumously awarded a 2010 Medal of Freedom at the White House on Tuesday. (Associated Press)

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President Obama gestures Tuesday during a news conference on the White House complex in Washington. (Associated Press)

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President Barack Obama shakes hands with former President George H.W. Bush after presenting him the 2010 Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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President Barack Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011, during the Medal of Freedom recipients ceremony. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Barack Obama presents former President George H.W. Bush the 2010 Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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President Barack Obama awards the 2010 Medal of Freedom to artist Jasper Johns during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Barack Obama reaches up to present a 2010 Presidential Medal of Freedom to basketball hall of fame member, former Boston Celtics coach and captain Bill Russell, Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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President Barack Obama stands with Libby Little, whose husband Dr. Tom Little, an optometrist killed in Afghanistan, is posthumously awarded the 2010 Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Barack Obama awards the 2010 Medal of Freedom to Warren Buffett during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Barack Obama kisses author and poet Maya Angelou after awarding her the 2010 Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Barack Obama awards cellist Yo-Yo Ma the 2010 Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Barack Obama presents a Medal of Freedom to Jean Kennedy Smith during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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President Barack Obama awards baseball hall of fame member, former St. Louis Cardinals great Stan "The Man" Musial the 2010 Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Barack Obama awards civil rights activist Sylvia Mendez the 2010 Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Barack Obama presents AFL-CIO President Emeritus John Sweeney the 2010 Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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** FILE ** President Barack Obama presents Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., the 2010 Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Barack Obama awards Holocaust survivor and author Gerda Weissmann Klein a 2010 Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Barack Obama presents a 2010 Presidential Medal of Freedom to John H. Adams, co-founder of the Natural Resources Defense Council, Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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President Barack Obama gestures during a news conference on the White House complex in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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President Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington on Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011, during the Medal of Freedom ceremony. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)