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Eastwood awarded Legion of Honour in Paris

Published 18/02/2007

Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood has been honoured by French President Jacques Chirac.

The Oscar-winning director was named a knight in France's elite Legion of Honour at a ceremony in the presidential Elysee Palace yesterday.

Chirac called the 76-year-old director, '' an ``exceptional ambassador'' for American culture around the world.

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