Obama Awards Biden Presidential Medal of Freedom: Best Reactions & Memes

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 12: (AFP OUT) U.S. President Barack Obama (R) presents the Medal of Freedom to Vice-President Joe Biden during an event in the State Dinning room of the White House, January 12, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

President Barack Obama presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Vice-President Joe Biden during an event in the State Dinning room of the White House, January 12, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Getty)

In an emotional surprise ceremony, President Barack Obama awarded Vice President Joe Biden the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Hearts melted across America as Biden wiped away tears while receiving such a huge honor from his longtime friend. Here are some of the best memes, tweets, and reactions to that special moment.