Notes on Logic Essay

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The White House
Office of the First Lady
For Immediate Release
June 23, 2011
Remarks by the First Lady at University of Cape Town Youth Event
University of Cape Town - Fuller Hall, Cape Town, South Africa
2:15 P.M. (Local) MRS. OBAMA: Well, hello! (Applause.) Please sit. Yes. You all look wonderful. Has it been a good day? AUDIENCE: Yes. MRS. OBAMA: Yeah? Exciting? It’s good. Well, I want to start by thanking Vice Chancellor Price for, number one, that very kind introduction and for his words, but more importantly for all the work that he’s doing at this phenomenal university. I also want to send greetings and say hello and thank you to Dr. Ramphele. She is fabulous.
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(Laughter.) But whether I’m in London or Mexico City, Mumbai or Santiago, every time I visit with young people, I come away inspired. A lot of young people don't understand that, because people like us, we need to be inspired, too, and you all do that. I come away with the same feeling that Robert Kennedy spoke of during his historic speech right here at this university 45 years ago. And he said -- and this is his quote -- “As I talk to young people around the world, I’m impressed not by the diversity but by the closeness of their goals, their desires and their concerns and their hope for the future.” And that’s exactly how I feel. That's been my experience. I can see the same promise in all of you as I do in my own girls. That's what keeps me motivated. When I see you, I see them. When I see them, I see you. And I see it in the students that I’ve met all across my country in America, and in all of the young men and women I see as I travel around the world. And I want to make sure that you all see that promise in yourselves. It’s so clear to me and so many others. The challenge is to make sure you see it in yourselves. And that’s why I thought it would be wonderful to have you all come here to the University of Cape Town, and so many other people thought so, too, right? I wanted you all to have the chance to walk around this beautiful campus, right? It’s beautiful here. As I was saying to one of my

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