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Hello, world

I can't help it. I feel happy and hopeful and glad to be an American again tonight for the first time in eight years.

And to all those watching tonight from beyond our shores, from parliaments and palaces to those who are huddled around radios in the forgotten corners of our world – our stories are singular, but our destiny is shared, and a new dawn of American leadership is at hand. To those who would tear this world down – we will defeat you. To those who seek peace and security – we support you. And to all those who have wondered if America’s beacon still burns as bright – tonight we proved once more that the true strength of our nation comes not from our the might of our arms or the scale of our wealth, but from the enduring power of our ideals: democracy, liberty, opportunity, and unyielding hope.

President Obama. How cool is that?

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llaras
Nov. 5th, 2008 10:47 pm (UTC)
That's from Return of the King. That scene made me cry so hard.
emeraldsedai
Nov. 6th, 2008 01:40 am (UTC)
Oh, me too! That was a wonderful movie.

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