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Megan Rapinoe receives Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Biden

Megan Rapinoe was honored at the White House Thursday with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

The OL Reign soccer star and Olympic gold medalist joined 16 others on Pennsylvania Avenue for the award.

The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor.

Rapinoe is a prominent advocate for gender pay equality, racial justice and LBGTQI+ rights.

Others included Simone Biles, Sister Simone Campbell, Steve Jobs (posthumous) and Denzel Washington.