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Why Obama made Ellen DeGeneres cry.

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Source: elle.com

“It’s easy to forget now just how much courage was required for Ellen to come out on the most public of stages 20 years ago.”

Bet you won’t keep it dry either

When Ellen Degeneres receives her US Presidential Medal of Freedom, she bursts out in tears .

“It’s easy to forget now just how much courage was required for Ellen to come out on the most public of stages 20 years ago” 

Watch the video below.

Obama: DeGeneres' courage to come out 20 years ago Obama: DeGeneres' courage to come out 20 years ago Source: Facebook Channel4

Impressive list

Ellen DeGeneres is just one of the many awesome people who received the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Here you can find the complete list.

In 1997, after coming out herself, DeGeneres made TV history when her character on Ellen revealed she was a lesbian. In her work and in her life, she has been a passionate advocate for equality and fairness.

Ellen on what makes America great again. Ellen on what makes us stronger and why we must focus on what unites us. Source: YouTube
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