‘Silence Breakers’ named Time magazine’s Person of the Year

The announcement was made on NBC’s “Today” show, where host Matt Lauer was fired last week.

The cover of Time magazine’s “Person of the Year” issue.

The cover of Time magazine’s “Person of the Year” issue.

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