Transcript for Julian Castro Shares His Life Story in DNC Speech
It's -- much love and pride. -- I present to you. My best friend. My twin brother San Antonio mayor of Leon -- As a young American. A proud American. Other generation born as the Cold War receded. Shaped by the tragedy of 9/11. Connected by the digital revolution. And determined to reelect the men will make the 21 century another American century president -- -- -- -- -- My grandmother spent her whole life. Working as a maid a -- and a baby -- Barely scraping by but still. Working hard to give my mother her only child the chance in life. So that my mother could give my brother and be an even better one. As my grandmother got older she begged my mother to give -- grandchildren. She prayed to god for just one grand baby before she died. You can imagine her excitement when she found out her prayers would be answered. Twice over. My grandmother didn't live to see -- begin our lives in public service. But she probably would have -- extraordinary. The just two generations after she arrived in San Antonio. One grandson would be the mayor and the other would be on his way. The good people of San Antonio willing to. Like many -- you. -- -- week's Republican Convention. And they told a few stories of individual success. We all celebrate individual success. But the question is. How we multiply that success. The -- serve as president Barack Obama. Am. Quite simply. Doesn't get it. A few months ago he -- liberty university in Ohio. And gave students there. Entrepreneurial advice. Start a business he said. But how. Borrow money if you have to from your parents he told him. -- Why did I think of that. When it comes to getting the middle -- back to work Mitt Romney says no. When it comes to respecting women's rights Mitt Romney says. I'm still letting people -- Love and marry who they want to Mary Mitt Romney says. When it comes to expanding access to good health care Mitt. Run the actually. -- I'm still had gas and. An extreme make over. Ready. I gotta say to Mitt Romney in November we're going to say no. The days we leave it or not easy ones. But we have seen days like this before and America prevailed. With the wisdom of our founders in the values -- -- families America prevailed. -- -- generation going further than the last America prevailed. And -- the opportunity we -- today brewers shared prosperity tomorrow America will prevail that began. It.
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