During her last speech the First Lady of the U.S., Michelle Obama, was on the verge of tears as she provided valuable advice and a source of hope for the future.
“I want our young people to know that they matter — that they belong,” Obama said full of emotion. “So don’t be afraid. Young people, do you hear me? Don’t be afraid. Be focused. Be empowered. Empower yourselves with a good education.”
Michelle did not end her speech without speaking of the great value of diversity, and spoke encouraging words to America to celebrate immigration to the states in pursuit of a better and fuller life.
“This country belongs to you — to all of you, from every background and walk of life. If you or your parents are immigrants, know that you are part of a proud American tradition, the infusion of new cultures, talents, and ideas, generation after generation, that has made us the greatest country on Earth,” Michelle said.
Michelle Obama gave her speech at a gathering of each state’s public school counselor of the year present. She directed her speech to Counselor of the Year Terri Tchorzynski, and brought a emotional end on her eight year as First Lady. Michelle Obama dedicated her life as first lady to fighting childhood obesity and promoting good nutrition.
Watch Michelle Obama’s speech below: