"Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has dedicated his United States Presidential Medal of Freedom to all South Africans who fought for freedom and justice.I remain a great fan of the Arch! Congratulations.
"I am standing out only because millions of my compatriots are carrying me on their shoulders," he said in a statement after receiving the award from US President Barack Obama at the White House on Wednesday.
The "extraordinary symbolism" of America's first African American president presenting the award to "a former South African township urchin", was humbling, he said." ...
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