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Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony (201111160011HQ)

Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter Norah Jones sings "America The Beautiful" during a Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony honoring Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins along with John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, in the Rotunda at the U.S. Capitol, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011, in Washington. The Congressional Gold Medal is an award bestowed by Congress and is, along with the Presidential Medal of Freedom the highest civilian award in the United States. The decoration is awarded to an individual who performs an outstanding deed or act of service to the security, prosperity, and national interest of the United States. Photo Credit: (NASA/Paul E. Alers)

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Taken on November 16, 2011