2013: Michelle Obama's Year in Motion

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Learn Like Your Life Depends on It

The first lady urged African-Americans to have the same hunger for education as those who, years ago, risked their safety and in some cases their lives to get one, in a commencement speech delivered at Bowie State University. "We need to start feeling that hunger again," she said. "We need to once again fight to educate ourselves and our children like our lives depend on it, because they do."

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