February 15, 2013
President Barack Obama awards Pamela Green Jackson the Presidential Citizens Medal for her work as founder of the Youth Becoming Healthy Project, in the East Room at the White House in Washington, February 15, 2013. Obama honored 18 Americans Friday with the medal, including six teachers who lost their lives protecting students in the Sandy Hook school shooting in December.
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Pamela Green Jackson of Albany receives the nation's second-highest civilian award for her work fighting childhood obesity.