Esperanza Rivera of 826 CHI Introduces President Barack Obama

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This is Esperanza Rivera introducing President Barack Obama at the Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago. Esperanza, a longtime student at 826CHI, was the first delegate named to the International Congress of Youth Voices, and her poise and authenticity in introducing the President were pretty astounding — especially considering Esperanza is only 15. The President and I had to ask each other, What were we doing at 15? The answer was Nothing remotely close to that. Thank you Esperanza and congratulations. More about the Obama Foundation to come. -D.E.