Obama Here for Kennedy:Wesleyan Weekend

Middletown is facing near lockdown as B. Omama has agreed to sub for Ted Kennedy at the Wesleyan U. 176th Commencement, With thousands here for the Reunion combined with the Commencement we can only imagine the additional thousands of fans that will show up for a glimpse of the senator. The substitution of Obama as speaker is confirmed by Wesleyan higher ups.

On Sunday, May 25, 2008, United States Senator Barack Obama will deliver the Commencement Address at the 176th Commencement Ceremony at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut.

Senator Obama is honored to speak on behalf of United States Senator Edward M. Kennedy, who was previously scheduled to deliver the address. Obama says:

“Ted and I talked about me filling in for him at Wesleyan University earlier this week. Considering what he’s done for me and for our country, there’s nothing I wouldn’t do for him. So I’m looking forward to standing in his place on Sunday even though I know I won’t be able to fill his shoes,” Senator Obama said.

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