President Obama Holds Town Hall on Health Care
Thursday, June 11, 2009; 2:02 PM
PRESIDENT OBAMA: Thank you, Green Bay! Good to see you! Thank you. Thank you very much. Thank you so much! Thank you! Thank you!
(APPLAUSE) Please, everybody, have a seat. It is great to be back in Green Bay. We are hoping that both the Packers and the Bears do better this year. Come on. We can bring everybody together.
I want to make just a few acknowledgements. We've got some wonderful special guests here. First of all, can everybody give Laura a huge round of applause for sharing her story.
thank Southwest High School for hosting us today, and I want to thank Laura for sharing her story. It takes courage to do that, and it takes even more to battle a disease like cancer with such grace and determination.
I want to thank our host, Principal Brian Davis (ph) and his beautiful family, and Superintendent Greg Moss (ph). Please give them a big round of applause.
Your outstanding governor, Jim Doyle (ph), is here. Give him a big round of applause.
Lieutenant Governor Barbara Lawton is here. Give Barbara a big round of applause.