President Barack Obama greets Joplin High School graduates at the commencement ceremony for the Class of 2012 in Joplin, Missouri on May 21, 2012.
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June 2, 2016 2:32 PM EDT

Here are the full remarks from Obama’s speech at Joplin High School in Joplin, Missouri in 2012.

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