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Full text of Michelle Obama's speech to the DNC in Charlotte, N.C.



Arguing her husband "brought our economy from the brink of collapse," first lady Michelle Obama used a boisterous opening day of the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday to make the case for a second term, touting accomplishments of the past four years while appealing to a nation's determination.

"When the challenges we face start to seem overwhelming, or even impossible, let us never forget that doing the impossible is the history of this nation," she said. "It's who we are as Americans. It's how this country was built." Click here for the full text of her speech.


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