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Time magazine names 'The Silence Breakers' as 'Person of the Year' for 2017

Posted at 7:43 AM, Dec 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-06 18:15:56-05

Time magazine has named "The Silence Breakers" as "Person of the Year" for 2017. 

The decision is a nod to the brave individuals who broke their silence amid growing allegations of sexual misconduct against men in power.

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Time's cover photo is a composite picture that includes actress Ashley Judd, singer Taylor Swift and former Uber engineer Susan Fowler.

The magazine's editor-in-chief Edward Felsenthal revealed the selection live on the "Today" show Wednesday morning.

President Donald Trump was No. 2 on the list, according to Felsenthal. Trump was person of the year in 2016.