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Ousted Iowa Judges, Syria Ambassador Receive Profile In Courage Award02:50

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Three Iowa judges are among this year's recipients of the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award.

The honorees — former members of Iowa's Supreme Court — were ousted after they voted to strike down a ban on same-sex marriage.

U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford was also honored.

This program aired on May 8, 2012.

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