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Presidential Citizens Medal Goes to Running Strong's Spokesperson, Billy Mills


Society & Culture  (tags: Billy Mills, Indian Country, Running Strong for american Indian Youth, Presidential Citizens Medal )

Angelika
- 427 days ago - indianyouth.org
Running Strong for American Indian Youth National Spokesperson and Olympic Gold Medalist Billy Mills has been chosen to receive the Presidential Citizens Medal, the second highest civilian award in the United States, 2nd to the Presidential Medal of freed



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Angelika R. (143)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 5:57 pm
“I am humbled and honored to be recognized by the President in this extraordinary way,” said Billy. “The most powerful thing you can give to a child is a dream. I hope every child in Indian Country knows what is possible if you follow your dream.”

Running Strong for American Indian Youth®'s National Spokesperson and Olympic Gold Medalist Billy Mills has been chosen to receive the Presidential Citizens Medal*, the second highest civilian award in the United States, second only to the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The honor marks the latest milestone in the remarkable life of one of the most dedicated and influential advocates for American Indian youth. Please congratulate Billy by sending him your personal message. (*see criteria for Presidential Citizens Medal)

+++ see my other post -send your card message +++

President Obama will present Billy with this honorable medal tomorrow, February 15th at the White House.

The honor marks the latest milestone in the remarkable life of one of the most dedicated and influential advocates for American Indian youth.
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One organisation close to my heart that I've been supporting for a long time. I am so thrilled to learn these great news!
 

Mike S. (86)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 6:08 pm
Great story Angelika. Thank you.
 

JL A. (269)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 10:34 pm
Cool!
 

Abdessalam Diab (150)
Friday February 15, 2013, 10:00 am
Your First Name: Abdessalam
Your Last Name: Diab
Your Email Address: ....... @gmail.com
Your Message: Congratulations Billy from an Egyptian citizen.
 
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