Barack Obama Surprises Chicago High School Students Over the course of Virtual Event

President Barack Obama lately shocked hundreds of high school students in Chicago by unexpectedly joining a Zoom call to announce free access to his new memoir A Promised Land.
According to a video posted by Chicago Public Schools, on Monday afternoon (November 23), Obama joined Dr. Janice Jackson, CEO of CPS in a virtual assembly to announce that every student from the school district would receive his latest work via e-book and audiobook formats in both English and Spanish.
A Promised Land offers a detailed look into the 44th President’s political journey, including his 2008 election campaign and first presidential term.
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Speaking with the students, Obama said he was “proud” of the way they were able to continue their education in spite of the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.
Mr. Obama also suggested they hold a follow up conversation over the book after …

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