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Humanitarian, politician win JFK public service awards

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The founder of a Detroit nonprofit that makes coats for the homeless that convert into sleeping bags and the first woman to lead either party in Georgia’s General Assembly have won public service awards bearing President John F. Kennedy’s name. Twenty-three-year-old humanitarian Veronika Scott and 38-year-old Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams accepted their New Frontier Awards on Monday at a ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston. The late ...


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