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Boston pediatrician awarded with Presidential Citizens Medal

WASHINGTON – President Obama next week will present a pediatrician from Boston with the nation’s second-highest civilian honor, honoring a man who spent his career researching babies and educating new parents about them.

Dr. T. Berry Brazelton, a 94-year-old physician, will be among a group of other Americans who will receive the Presidential Citizens Medal on Feb. 15 at the White House.

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