Obama yesterday said that as a young child he used to wake up every day early in the morning at 4:30-5.00 am for studies while they were living abroad so that he can keep pace with the American education system. He said his mother understood the importance of education in one’s life.
So she used to wake me up before sunrise to do my correspondence courses, to make sure I was keeping up with my American schooling, before I went to school over there. And if you’re seven and eight and you’re waking up at 4:30 am-5:00 am in the morning, you don’t feel real good,” the President said amid a round of laughter from the audience.
Obama said, I was raised by a single mom, with the help of my grandmother and my grandfather. We didn’t have a lot of money and sometimes my mom was struggling because she was raising two kids and also trying to go to school herself and I want every young person in America to have that same chance in every single one.