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Time-Person of the Year

Published On: Dec 19 2012 09:51:44 AM CST
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Person of the Year: President Barack Obama (TIME)


President Barack Obama has been named Time's "Person of the Year" for 2012.
  The selection was announced Wednesday.
  The short list for the honor included Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who was shot in the head for advocating for girls' education.
  It also included Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, Apple CEO Tim Cook and Italian physicist Fabiola Giannati.
  Obama also received the honor in 2008, when he was President-elect.