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Meryl Streep Gets Honored At The White House

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So well deserved! She's such a wonderful actress!

On Wednesday, Meryl Streep was honored at the White House by Barack Obama himself, where she was presented with the National Medal of Arts.

Here's what NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman had to say about the honor in a statement:

“The National Medal of Arts recipients represent the many vibrant and diverse art forms thriving in America. From criticism to literature, music, poetry, sculpture, and theater, these honorees’ devotion to shaping and sharing American art is unrivaled, and I join the President and the country in saluting them.”

Congratulations, Meryl! We're very proud!

Here's the full list of 2010 National Medal of Arts Recipients:

Robert Brustein, Theatrical Critic, Producer, Playwright, and Educator
Van Cliburn, Pianist and Music Educator
Mark di Suvero, Sculptor
Donald Hall, Poet
Quincy Jones, Musician and Music Producer
Harper Lee, Author
Sonny Rollins, Jazz Musician
Meryl Streep, Actress
James Taylor, Singer and Songwriter
Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival (Becket, Mass.)

Do U think Meryl deserves this honor? What about the other recipients?

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