May 8, 2011

Michelle Obama’s Passionate Plea For Education.

“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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