Thursday 22nd February 2018,

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President Obama Extends Lunar New Year Greeting

posted by Randall

Barack ObamaPresident Obama issued his annual message to all those who celebrate the Lunar New Year Tuesday, praising the ” traditions and perspectives and backgrounds” that make our nation “our melting pot.”

The President recalled his youth in Hawaii and recalled “the parades, fireworks, and gatherings that surrounded the Lunar New Year.”

He also urged Americans to push forward on immigration reform “so that we can expand opportunities for more people to study, and serve, and contribute to our nation.”

You can watch his entire 90 second message below.

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