Hopefully, more and more people will begin to feel their story is somehow part of this larger story of how we're going to reshape America in a way that is less mean-spirited and more generous.

— Barack Obama

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• on sexism and racism, in Pugh, Allison J. (1990-05-03), "Harvard Student Tackles Racism At Core", Illinois Daily Herald section: Section 3, Page 2
• quoted in velvethammer (2012-03-14), "Obama 1990 Interview: ‘We’re Going To Reshape Mean Spirited Selfish America, I Hope To Be Part Of Transformation’", Ironic Surrealism retrieved: 2012-03-20; and Christopher, Tommy (2012-03-18), "Rachel Maddow Asks Why Both Presidents George Bush ‘Hate America’ Like Barack Obama", Mediaite retrieved: 2012-03-20
• Source: Wikiquote: "Barack Obama" (Quotes, 1990s, 1990)


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Name: President Barack Obama

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Description: العربية: الرئيس الأمريكي باراك أوباما خِلال جلسة التقاط صورةٍ له وهو جالس في سبيل الحُصول على صُورةٍ رسميَّةٍ توضع في المكتب البيضاوي بتاريخ 6 كانون الأوَّل (ديسمبر) 2012. Čeština: Barack Obama — prezident Spojených států amerických, oficiální portrét, Oválná pracovna, 6. prosince 2012. English: U.S. President Barack Obama's official photograph in the Oval Office on 6 December 2012. فارسی: نگاره‌ای از باراک اوباما چهل و چهارمین رئیس‌جمهور ایالات متحد آمریکا در ۶ دسامبر ۲۰۱۲ در دفتر ریاست جمهوری Lëtzebuergesch: De President vun den USA Barack Obama op sengem offizielle Portrait am Oval Officede 6. Dezember 2012. Українська: Президент Сполучених Штатів Америки Барак Обама на офіційній фотографії в Овальному кабінеті, 6 грудня 2012 року.

Date: 6 December 2012, 15:46:01

Source: P120612PS-0463 (direct link)https://web.archive.org/web/20160227060205/https://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/president-obama (Official White House page - direct link)

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