President Obama Holds Town Hall on Health Care

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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.


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