WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 10: U.S. President Barack Obama (R) presents a 2012 National Humanities Medal to novelist Marilynne Robinson during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House on July 10, ... more 
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 10: U.S. President Barack Obama (R) presents a 2012 National Humanities Medal to novelist Marilynne Robinson during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House on July 10, 2013 in Washington, DC. Robinson is recognized for her grace and intelligence in writing. (Photo by Pete Marovich/Getty Images) less 
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