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The court awarded her $200,000 after she was struck by a car while crossing the streetHer daughter won an award for getting the top marks in her class.

The court awarded her $200,000 after she was struck by a car while crossing the street.

Her paintings have won awards in numerous art shows.

A young Vancouver woman was recently awarded a medal for bravery after saving a little boy who had fallen into a fast moving river.

The Academy Award for best picture for the year 2000 was given to the film American Beauty.

The young boy covered the walls of his room with the awards he had won in sports and at school.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his contribution to the fight for civil rights in the U.S.

There is a Portuguese proverb which states that it is better to receive awards that you don't deserve rather than deserve them, and not receive them.

Actor Peter Ustinov once said that to refuse awards is another way of accepting them with more noise than is normal.

Jennifer Lopez wore a very revealing dress to the Awards show.

Company policy states that at least 3 estimates must be obtained before any contracts are awarded.

Costa Rican President Oscar Arias Sanchez was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to bring about peace in Central America.

In 1968, singer and guitarist Jimi Hendrix was awarded an honorary high school diploma from Garfield High School in Seattle, Washington.

In 1215, England's King John was forced to sign the Magna Carta, which awarded the people certain basic rights.

Discussion question: Have you ever won any kind of award? What was it for?

Find someone who has won an award.

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