Obama celebrates Filipino American History Month

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    Obama celebrates Filipino American History Month

    CITY OF SAN FERNANDO — US President Barack Obama on Thursday said that he is pleased to join Filipino Americans in the celebration Filipino-American History Month.

    In a statement from Washington coursed through the US Embassy in the Philippines, Obama said Filipino Americans in the United States have enriched American society.

    “I am pleased to join in celebrating Filipino-American History Month and in recognizing Filipino Americans across our country for the many ways they have enriched our society. An unshakable faith in the promise of America has guided people to our shores since our founding. When they arrived, many of those who first settled here suffered setbacks and faced challenges in their pursuit of the American dream. But with relentless optimism, they held their heads high and laid down their roots-building our country into the beacon of hope it is today,” Obama said.


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