Posts Tagged ‘hanks

27
Oct
19

Hidden Heroes

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Former First Lady Michelle Obama became teary as she accepted the Tom Hanks Caregiver Champion award for service to military caregivers on Thursday night at the Elizabeth Dole Foundation’s Hidden Heroes gala.

Opening up during a speech at the Washington, D.C. event, the former first lady said she first became aware of the difficulties for spouses, parents, and children of wounded and ill vets while on the campaign trail when her husband was first running for president.

“You all changed me forever,” she said. “You have changed the way I see service, you’ve changed the way I see war, you’ve changed the way I see this entire country. Whether we simply talk about the values we like to pride ourselves on, values like duty and honor and patriotism, or if we actually live them out.”

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01
May
17

Chat Away

12
Oct
11

joining forces

Thank you Me4Obama 😉

23
Jun
11

smart is as smart does

As spotted by the Mighty BWD (here)

13
Mar
10

the pacific

Behind-the-scenes video of Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks visiting the White House to screen their new series “The Pacific.” The miniseries tells the story of the Pacific front during World War II.




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