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It's pretty cool knowing when you represent your country, you've got a president and a vice president who represent you. We’ve had tough times in Michigan, but we never give up. We just get up and keep going. We keep fighting with the president and vice president who’ve got our backs.

- Claressa Shields, 1st female Olympic middleweight boxing gold medalist

Cross-posted from Eclectablog.

Originally posted to Eclectablog - eclectic blogging for a better tomorrow on Wed Aug 22, 2012 at 06:12 PM PDT.

Also republished by ClassWarfare Newsletter: WallStreet VS Working Class Global Occupy movement and Street Prophets .

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