|First Lady inspires crowd in Leesburg to move 'Forward'. Photo/CD Brown.|
But with Al Green's Let's Stay Together being played and the anticipation of the first lady speaking, the crowd was clearly in an Obama state-of-mind. The attendees listed intently as the first lady remarked, "So for the next 28 days, 28 days" she repeated, "we need you to work like you’ve never worked before. You hear me? Sign up with one of our volunteers here today to make phone calls, to knock on doors. I want you more importantly to talk to everyone you know; your friends, your neighbors, that nephew you know who's not registered. Smack him in the back of the head", motioned Mrs. Obama, to laughter from the audience.
Voter registration ends on October 15 in Virginia.
"The classmate you haven't talked to in years, call them", Mrs. Obama pleaded. "Tell them what’s at stake. Make sure they register to vote", she said.
|First Lady Michelle Obama delivers passionate campaign speech at Leesburg Fairgrounds. Photo/CD Brown.|