After Mom's Letter, Man to Meet Obama

Jeremy, who has Down syndrome, volunteers with his local veterans association.
1:47 | 12/23/11

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Since his first week in office the president needs ten letters every day -- from the tens of thousands of letters emails and faxes the White House BC's daily. And every week the president replies to fifteen or twenty of them with handwritten answers. These letters I think do more -- keeping in touch when. What's happening around the country this about it -- briefly with the letter from Vietnam. There Mr. President I'm writing to tell me about. Own experience as one. Here a wonderful 23 year old man who has found -- Jeremy chooses to serve. -- -- -- -- with his local Vietnam veterans of America chapter in beaver Pennsylvania he called them -- soldiers. And one day last spring Jeremy spent the day with several. Of these veterans cleaning up a local highway. He worked tirelessly. This -- to make sure our assigned area was as clean as possible. Throughout the morning he never asked to take a break. Didn't even ask for anything to eat or drink he asked only one thing several times during our test. Mom will president Barack Obama be proud of me for helping the soldiers. Well -- I want to know yes. I am proud of you. I could not be prouder -- you and your country is proud. After. Speech on veterans day -- -- long people all around the world heard President Obama. Me. So Jeremy you are right it's amazing. All -- from simple lesson for Jeremy Wolfe President Obama be proud of me for -- and soldiers.

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