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Meryl Streep to Receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at 2017 Golden Globes

Meryl Streep to Receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at 2017 Golden Globes

Meryl Streep is being honored for her outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment.

The 67-year-old Florence Foster Jenkins star will receive the 2017 Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles in January, The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced on Thursday.

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"It's no surprise that the HFPA has chosen Meryl Streep as the recipient of the 2017 Cecil B. DeMille Award. Meryl's enthralling body of work across a diverse set of genres has made her a role model over the past 40 years, and she will continue to do so for generations to come," Lorenzo Soria, President of the HFPA, said in a statement. "[Meryl] has always taken roles with strong female leads, creating art by showing vulnerability and portraying truth on the big screen."

"Simply put, she

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