Former US President Barack Obama gave a speech to America's schoolchildren in 2009. Barack Obama uses many examples from his own life in the speech.
He referenced during the speech to several episodes in his own life. For example, he expresses understanding that students wish they still had summer holidays.
He talks about the responsibility of parents, government and students. In addition, Barack Obama says that no matter what you want to do in your life, you need an education to do it.
Then an escalation focusing on that America needs the students and their skills. Barack Obama says that the future of America depends on them.
Everything they learn in school can be used in the community and thus help many people. But the president also shows understanding that going to school isn't always easy. He tells an example from his own life.