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  • Barack Obama in 2004 was

  • totally unknown people were saying I don't know who this guy is

  • wonder why they picked him

  • he had to be patient as a bit of an upstart as survey young

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  • that my story is part of the larger American story that

  • I owe a debt to all of those who came before me

  • and that in all other country on earth is my story

  • even possible

  • going into this speech

  • we've had up four years the george bush

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  • and a conservative America the United States

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  • Obama was born with to great gift

  • one is his mind and the other is

  • ability to speak to large group of people

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  • John Kerry's was electrifying and

  • without it he wouldn't be president I think sincerity

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  • see it

  • and their they're very effective doing I believe this country will reclaim its

  • promise

  • and up this fall political dartmouth a brighter day will come

  • thank you very much on the

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The Speech that Made Obama President

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    John Smith posted on 2016/05/13
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