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Benjamin Franklin was a giant among giants in Revolutionary America – a businessman, inventor, scientist, patriot and statesman. Yet it is often overlooked that he spent much of his life abroad, learning from the cultures and traditions of other countries and passing on our own unique heritage.
Purpose: To recognize members of Congress who, understanding the valuable role played by United States citizens living abroad in building a stronger America, have rendered extraordinary service to this community.
Frequency: Occasional
Nominations: Nominations are welcomed. Winner is determined by American Citizens Abroad.