17-Year-Old's Mission to Get Barack Obama to Give National Commencement Speech

April 20, 2020

Lincoln Debenham was inspired watching former President Barack Obama’s endorsement of Joe Biden for president. “I remembered what a great speaker he was and that message of hope that he always delivers,” the 17-year-old from California told InsideEdition.com. That’s why the teen tweeted at Obama asking him to deliver a national commencement speech. “I think an uplifting message from President Obama ... would help everybody, not just graduates.” InsideEdition.com’s Leigh Scheps has more.

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