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PEN, the literary and human rights organization, honored advocates for speech and prisoners of censorship worldwide, from Egypt to Flint, Michigan.Two Flint activists, LeeAnne Walters and Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, received the PEN/Toni and James C. Goodale Freedom of Expression Courage Award for their efforts in exposing the deadly levels of lead in the water. Ahmed Naji, imprisoned in Egypt for the sexual content of his novel "The Use of Life," was the winner of the PEN/Barbey Freedom to Write Award.
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