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Actor Henry Winkler picks up honorary award for services to dyslexia.

Having been diagnosed as suffering from dyslexia, Henry Winkler, better known as The Fonz from Happy Days, has done his best to help people understand the condition and helping them cope.

"My goal when I started working with children was never to bring accolades on myself, but instead to change how people think about those around them for whom learning is a struggle.

That’s now been rewarded, with an OBE from Queen Elizabeth II.

Picking up his Order of the British Empire medal from the British Embassy in Washington DC, Winkler, 65, may have been thinking he could add the OBE to his two Golden Globes and three Primetime Emmys’s. Or he was thinking when the Queen as going to jump the shark.

More at The Guardian.

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