Michelle Obama’s Passionate Plea For Education.

Via on May 8, 2011

“All too often we accept the distance between those two ideas (the world as it is and the world as it should be), and sometimes we settle for the world as it is, even when it doesn’t reflect our values and aspirations.” ~Barack Obama

I really like the First Lady, Michelle Obama. In fact, I like her more than her husband. I really like the issues she considers important and invests her time and energy working with, from diet to education. I find her passion and enthusiasm infectious, and her concerns essential. Below is a video where the First Lady shares not only her concerns and hope for education, but does so with great charm and passion.

Speaking at a London girls’ school, Michelle Obama makes a passionate, personal case for each student to take education seriously. It is this new, brilliant generation, she says, that will close the gap between the world as it is and the world as it should be. ~description taken from Ted.com

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Ben Riggs is the director of the Refuge Meditation Group in Shreveport, LA. Ben writes extensively about Buddhist & Christian spirituality for The Good Men Project, Elephant Journal, and The Web of Enlightenment. To keep up with all of his work follow him on Facebook or Twitter. Looking for a real bio? Click here to read my story....

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