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All right -- a rising star in the Democratic Party is set to deliver tonight's keynote address in Charlotte.
Julian Castro is the mayor of San Antonio at 37 he is the first Hispanic to snag that marquee slot at the Democratic Convention.
John Roberts is live here in Charlotte this -- this run that he's not.
Hey good morning to you -- yeah -- -- Castro really is an interesting choice for you know speaker like Chris Christie is not an attack dog.
He describes himself as a pragmatic politician who reaches across party lines in San Antonio to get things done.
While he says he is not an ideologue who does describe himself as a proud Democrat and there is little question.
Big things lie ahead for Leon -- He is the youngest mayor of -- big city and with his keynote address will be on Castro has been vaulted from obscurity.
To rock star status.
I've been having these nightmares and -- get laryngitis or trip for stutter -- something.
Understandable considering his appearances reminding Democrats of 2004.
At another new -- keynote speech.
There's already talk Castro could be the first Hispanic president.
-- people -- honest this would be great to be president but at the same time.
I think the worst type of politician is somebody that is only gunning.
For a position because they want that position.
He really is committed to his closest advisor -- brother will keys at Texas State lawmaker running for congress yes they are identical twins.
I'm a minute younger in -- -- you know that although every every time at school they were serious students skipping tenth grade but it was affirmative action that got them into Stanford.
And on to Harvard law.
My Brothers made no bones about the fact that for example he didn't score 15100 on the SAT I think he got a twelve something so we certainly benefited from -- We still believe that there's a place for in America.
It was their mother Rosie who stressed the importance of education and lead them toward politics.
I've always believed and I think about them that inside of everybody there is a leader.
As a workers' rights activist she ran for City Council -- aged 43 and drilled her boys on the importance of civic responsibility.
It was a tough sell -- first.
She would drag us to.
You know campaign rallies and she would drag -- -- organizational meetings and walking neighborhoods and who wants to do that when they're ten years old.
But in college -- -- lessons took root and now a decade after winning his first City Council election.
-- -- will be launched on the national stage.
She instilled in me a sense that I could become a leader.
That I was.
You know someone who who had value that I had something to add to the conversation.
A conversation that tonight we'll include a grandmother from Mexico who dropped out of elementary school and took odd jobs.
So that Rosie Castro and her twin boys could have a real shot at life it's a story about.
Making it in America -- on Castro will bring to the convention here in Charlotte tonight Martha.
Boy what a story.
What a great look at the family thank you so much John John Roberts -- outside the.
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