Obama to Grads: “Make Us Believe Again”

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Stepping in for Sen. Kennedy, the Illinois Senator delivers the commencement address at Wesleyan University’s 176th graduation. Watch him here.

Audience includes Kennedy’s wife, stepdaughter.

Calls on graduates to hold on to their idealism, and to serve their communities and their nation– read his speech.

“No one is forcing you to care. You can take your diploma, walk off this stage and chase only after the big house and the nice suits and all the other things that our money culture says you should buy. But I hope you don’t.”

See more photos of Obama delivering his speech and receiving an honorary degree– click here.

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