Harper Lee, others receive Medal of F...

Harper Lee, others receive Medal of Freedom

There are 1 comment on the Austin American Statesman story from Nov 8, 2007, titled Harper Lee, others receive Medal of Freedom. In it, Austin American Statesman reports that:

“It is, however, a tool that enlivens democracy.”

President Bush awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to eight people on Monday, including Harper Lee, the author of "To Kill a Mockingbird," who rarely makes public appearances. via Austin American Statesman

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Sandy Willis

Portsmouth, VA

#1 Nov 8, 2007
Ms. Lee,
I am so proud of your recent award. It was most deserving. I am 51 years old and your book still remains my favorite. My father who is 83 years old is real life Atticus Finch.
Thank you so much for giving the world this wonderful gift!

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