Michelle Obama begins her “Dear Class of 2020” speech by offering congratulations to college and high school graduates in the US. Obama then says that she is overwhelmed by the current situation in the United States, and reassures the graduates that it is normal to feel confused and scared.

Obama says that the situation in the world is the consequence of years of bad choices. She then focuses on the issue of inequality and talks about hardworking people who suffer because they are the victims of injustice. Obama also adds that the insecurity felt during the pandemic only heightens people’s anger and confusion. 

While Obama admits that she has no practical solutions for the problems faced by the world, she advises graduates to remain hopeful and to face the challenges that the present brings. She then proceeds to share four lessons that ...

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