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 Posted: Tue Jan 20th, 2009 06:30 pm
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The talking heads say that another section of the speech will be the most memorable, but for me, this is the one that hit home:

"We are a nation of Christians and Muslims, Jews and Hindus, and nonbelievers. We are shaped by every language and culture, drawn from every end of this Earth.

And because we have tasted the bitter swill of civil war and segregation and emerged from that dark chapter stronger and more united, we cannot help but believe that the old hatreds shall someday pass; that the lines of tribe shall soon dissolve; that as the world grows smaller, our common humanity shall reveal itself; and that America must play its role in ushering in a new era of peace."

Fedreb - glad to see the speech was received well across the pond. That's important.

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