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Eritrea: Something Worthy to be Remembered

Obama worthy to be remembered
There was a lot of hope placed by Eritrean – Americans in the Obama Administration back in 2008 before it becomes their disappointment. For them, there is nothing “worthy to be remembered” about his Administration.

By Sofia Tesfamariam,

In his very first State of the Union address on 24 February 2009, President Barack Obama ended his hope filled speech with this statement:

“…if we come together and lift this nation from the depths of this crisis; if we put our people back to work and restart the engine of our prosperity; if we confront without fear the challenges of our time and summon that enduring spirit of an America that does not quit, then someday years from now our children can tell their children that this was the time when we performed, in the words that are carved into this very chamber, ‘something worthy to be remembered.’…”  Continue reading Eritrea: Something Worthy to be Remembered