Henry Winkler Receives honorary Order of the British Empire medal

Happy Days are here again for Henry Winkler. The actor who became famous and a cult icon for play the role of  the Fonz picked up an honorary Order of the British Empire (OBE) medal at the U.K. embassy in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday. Winkler was awarded the medal in recognition of his work for U.K. children’s charities, specifically with kids who have dyslexia.

Winkler says, “I am overwhelmed to have had my work recognized in this manner, and hope to continue showing children that no matter how they learn, they have brilliance in them.

Honorary award winners who are non-British are selected by the Queen and who bases who is most deserving off the advice of the Foreign Office.


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