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Barack Obama: ‘Freedom Without Commitment to Others is Unworthy of Our Ideals’
September 6, 2012 at 12:00 AM EDT
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President Barack Obama accepted his party's nomination for president and addressed the Democratic National Convention on Thursday. Drawing on a top theme from his 2008 campaign, Mr. Obama said, "The election four years ago wasn't about me. It was about you. My fellow citizens -- you were the change."
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