Kamala Harris, Joe Biden Honored With Time Person Of The Year

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According to the latest reports, Time Magazine has named the U.S. President-elect Joe Biden and Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris its Person of the Year.

Edward Felsenthal, Time’s editor-in-chief has stated that Biden and Harris have won the honor for changing the American story for showing that the forces of empathy are greater than the furies of division, for sharing a vision of healing in a grieving world.

Felsenthal has further noted that every elected President since FDR has at some point during their term have been a Person of the Year and nearly a dozen of those in a presidential election year. However, this is for the first time that they have included a Vice-President.

Time’s other Person of the Year candidates were President Donald Trump, other frontline health-care workers, and Dr. Anthony Fauci, and the movement for racial justice.

Fauci, the racial justice organizers, and the health-care workers shared the magazine’s Guardian of the Year title.

Also on Thursday, Time named the Korean boy band BTS as its Entertainer of the Year and named Los Angeles star LeBron James its Athlete of the Year.