My1sttoday: Former President Obama shares new year’s message: ‘our best days are still ahead’
“After a year that has tested us in unimaginable ways, we’ve seen how people from all walks of life have stepped up to create change to make things better,” the former president Obama wrote.
Obama then shared an article published by The Washington Post Friday describing how a group of prison inmates pooled money together to help a high school student pay for his tuition at the private Catholic school he attended.
“And here’s a story that reminds us of the power of fresh starts, community, and the good that’s in all of us, across the country and around the world,” Obama wrote, along with a link to the Post article.
And here’s a story that reminds us of the power of fresh starts, community, and the good that’s in all of us, across the country and around the world.https://t.co/zsahLYiZPT
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) January 1, 2021
On Thursday, former vice president, President-elect Joe Biden, who tweeted that it is time for the nation to “unite, heal and rebuild in 2021.”
The challenges we face as a nation will not disappear overnight, but as we look forward to the start of a new year, I’m filled with fresh hope about the possibilities of better days to come.
After a year of pain and loss, let us unite, heal, and rebuild in 2021.
— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) December 31, 2020
The tweets come following a year that saw more than 19 million in the U.S. infected, and 344,000 killed, from COVID-19, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
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