Bill Clinton receives first annual Joe Dimaggio Icon award

Former president receives award at hospital foundation's inaugural fundraiser event

DAVIE, Fla. - Former President Bill Clinton received the first annual Joe Dimaggio Icon award Friday night at the hospital foundation's inaugural fundraiser event.

Oscar award-winning actor Forest Whitaker introduced the former president in front of a crowd at Nova Southeastern University.

"I am honored to be here tonight. I hope my coming will raise a little more money. I can say that because, you know, I'm not running for anything anymore," Clinton said to a roaring crowd.

Kevin Janser, executive director of the Joe Dimaggio Children's Hospital Foundation, estimated about a million dollars would be raised from Friday's event.

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