Nobel laureate Tutu celebrates award, portrait





SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Archbishop Desmond Tutu pulled aside a red curtain and quickly stepped back to study the painting behind it -- a portrait of the Nobel Peace Prize winner seated in a wooden chair, hand on his chin, deep in thought.

Finally, he spoke.

"I think she got the nose right," Tutu said with a laugh as the crowd of nearly 100 clapped and cheered.

The South African human rights activist has been awarded the Lincoln Leadership Prize. His portrait will hang on the second floor of Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, next to a painting of the 16th President.



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