WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 10: U.S. President Barack Obama presents a 2012 National Medal of Arts to Allen Toussaint, for his contributions as a composer, producer, and performer, during a ceremony in the ... more 
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 10: U.S. President Barack Obama presents a 2012 National Medal of Arts to Allen Toussaint, for his contributions as a composer, producer, and performer, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House on July 10, 2013 in Washington, DC. Toussaint built a legendary career in rhythm and blues. (Photo by Pete Marovich/Getty Images) less 
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