Former U.S. President Barack Obama is expected in Boston on Sunday to receive the John F.
Kennedy Foundation’s annual “Profile in Courage Award,” honoring his accomplishments during his two terms in office in the face of intense political opposition.
“President Kennedy called on a new generation of Americans to give their talents to the service of the country,” said Caroline Kennedy, John F.
Kennedy’s daughter, will present the award at a ceremony .
“With exceptional dignity and courage, President Obama has carried that torch into our own time, providing young people of all backgrounds with an example they can emulate,” Kennedy said in a statement.
She served as U.S. ambassador to Japan during the Obama administration.