President Obama Mentions Seneca Falls In His Inaugural Address

 

 

Hundreds of Facebook and Twitter messages are flying in the Finger Lakes as people note that President Obama mentioned one of our historic hometowns this afternoon. 

With a strong voice and a clear heart, he  took a minute to look back at America's various freedom movements including one that took it's first steps in the Finger Lakes.

TEXT :  "We the people declare today that the most evident of truth that all of us are created equal -- is the star that guides us still; just as it guided our forebears through Seneca Falls and Selma and Stonewall; just as it guided all those men and women, sung and unsung, who left footprints along this great mall, to hear a preacher say that we cannot walk alone; to hear a King proclaim that our individual freedom is inextricably bound to the freedom of every soul on Earth."

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