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Feb
24
2014

Full text: President Obama's speech at Kalamazoo Central commencement

Posted 4 years 241 days ago ago

Remarks of President Barack Obama for the Kalamazoo Central High School commencement:

THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you.  Thank you.  Thank you.  Thank you, everybody.  Please be seated.  Hello, Giants.  (Applause.)  It is good -- it is good to be here, and congratulations Class of 2010.  (Applause.)  I am honored to be part of this special occasion.

AUDIENCE MEMBER:  We love you!

THE PRESIDENT:  And I love you back.  (Applause.)  Let me acknowledge your extraordinary governor, Jennifer Granholm.  (Applause.)  Superintendent Rice, thank you for your inspiring words.  (Applause.)  Your mayor, Bobby Hopewell, who I understand is a proud Kalamazoo graduate himself.  (Applause.)


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