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President Obama signed legislation on Friday that aims to make technology easier to use for the disabled – and in doing so, he noted that the blind musician Stevie Wonder was there to take part in the occasion.

“I happened to be listening to him this morning when I woke up,” Obama said before signing the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010. “He’s what I work out to. He’s what I sweet talk Michelle to. Mr. Stevie Wonder’s in the house.”

As he and supporters of the bill laughed and clapped, Obama remarked, “I was doing a little rendition of some of his music to him, and he was kind enough not to laugh.”

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President Barack Obama with nine-year-old Rosa Marcellino, from Edgewater, Md, after he signed the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010. Rosa’s Law is named after Marcellino who has Down syndrome.


8 Responses to “enabled”


  1. 1 Hachikō
    October 8, 2010 at 10:03 pm

    Ha ha! “He’s what a sweet-talk Michelle to.” Mr. President is one smooth operator! :-)

  2. 2 Lou
    October 8, 2010 at 10:30 pm

    Yes, indeed!!!!! I can just imagine our President serenading our First Lady.
    BTW I love Stevie too!

  3. 3 avpmom
    October 9, 2010 at 6:27 am

    That was funny..

  4. 4 Kelly
    October 9, 2010 at 2:55 pm

    lol *blushes at “sweet talk Michelle to”* and President Obama is doing a remarkable job of looking out for us. I am happy for all the disables, this will help many.

  5. October 9, 2010 at 5:38 pm

    Our President shows so much compassion. It brings tears to my eyes because I think about my own brother and how this would have helped him.

    God Bless our President!

  6. 6 vitaminlover
    October 10, 2010 at 1:20 am

    Just wonderful.

  7. 7 Sue in Minnesota
    October 11, 2010 at 3:14 am

    Rosa is a beautiful little lady, clearly she has touched our President’s heart, and many others. I know she has touched mine.

  8. 8 Chi
    October 11, 2010 at 6:31 am

    I love that hug between the President and Rosa…It really warms the heart…


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