President Obama Awards Sandra Cisneros with the National Medal of Arts

President Obama Awards Sandra Cisneros with the National Medal of Arts
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Sandra Cisneros just took home an award of a lifetime.

President Barack Obama gifted the acclaimed Chicana writer with a National Medal of Arts award on Thursday at a White House ceremony celebrating Hispanic culture and contributions to the U.S.

Obama said "The House on Mango Street" author deserved the honor for "enriching the American narrative" through her stories of race, ethnicity, class and gender.

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Cisneros, who was born in the U.S. but moved to Mexico, took the opportunity to bring up Donald Trump, saying he's a man who hides his fears behind a "macho" public front and adding that she would love to speak with the Republican nominee – a convo we’d love to be a fly on the wall for.

Obama also presented awards to Spanish chef José Andres and thespian-activist Luis Valdez.