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    Those Who Came Before

    During his final #SOTU address, the 2016 State of the Union speech, President Obama gave a nod to those who came before. So, my fellow Americans, whatever you may believe, whether you prefer one party or no party, whether you supported my agenda or fought as hard as you could against it — our collective futures depends on your willingness to uphold your duties as a citizen. To vote. To speak out. To stand up for others, especially the weak, especially the vulnerable, knowing that each of us is only here because somebody, somewhere, stood up for us. We are “only here because somebody, somewhere, stood up for us” very powerful…