2013 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients

Former President Bill Clinton is one of 16 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom this year. The 42nd president is being honored for his service in the White House as well as for founding the Clinton Foundation, which strives "to improve global health, strengthen economies, promote health and wellness, and protect the environment," <a href='http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2013/08/08/president-obama-names-presidential-medal-freedom-recipients' target='_blank'>according to the White House</a>.

Former President Bill Clinton is one of 16 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom this year. The 42nd president is being honored for his service in the White House as well as for founding the Clinton Foundation, which strives "to improve global health, strengthen economies, promote health and wellness, and protect the environment," according to the White House.