Wrote the tribute for Barack Obama
's inclusion in Time magazine's "100 Most Influential People in the World" (Leaders & Revolutionaries section / May 12, 2008).
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Gov. Deval Patrick | former Gov. Deval Patrick
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Part of his 2009 commencement speech: Our youngest daughter Catherine graduated from high school a couple years ago. Sitting at her graduation, I couldn't help but think about the difference between her journey and my own nearly 35 years earlier. I grew up on welfare on the South Side of Chicago in my grandparents' two bedroom tenement. I shared a room and set of bunk beds with my mother and my ...
2020 Democratic presidential candidate.