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Thank you Yankee I'm so proud of how are you come.
I'm so proud stand before you tonight.
Not only as the -- -- -- of the our vice president.
But as a full time teacher.
And a military mom.
And for -- Guard troops that trained and military families.
Forty years ago -- sit on this stage to introduce his father.
And soon afterward he deployed to Iraq.
Very here -- -- Delaware army National Guard.
-- Thanks to the leadership of President Obama and my -- being Joseph don't rule are never easy over.
I'm not tonight my students.
Students like anti.
Who worked so hard to create a better life for themselves.
And their families.
I've been a teacher for more than thirty years.
And -- this day I continue to teach full time.
At a community college in -- -- in Virginia.
I can't figure out what's elected vice president.
People started questioning whether I could keep teaching.
He went there are standing by -- side saying of course you -- but it's who you are Jill.
Being -- teacher isn't just what I do.
It's new high end.
-- -- Our -- helped me.
And -- in more than 37 years that I've known Joseph I've seen firsthand.
Just how personal they are to him to.
-- popping tells people that I didn't agree to marry him until the fifth time he asked me.
-- truth did I loved him from the start.
I saw in him then this same character.
That I seeing him today.
I've seen shows character in his optimism.
For families who have lost a loved one kid struggling to find their way.
Workers out of a job.
Joseph always works to give people a sense of hope.
Jones' character in his determination.
Two decades ago when Joseph started working on the violence against women act didn't think -- and I.
-- -- family matter rather than -- crying it is.
But young news that he had to bring this issue out into the open.
-- the year since that bill has passed.
I had -- tell me that they're sisters or their friends wouldn't be alive today.
If it -- her -- young.
I've seen Joe's character in his heart.
When I first met him -- had already seen just how fragile.
Life could be.
When he was -- nine years old.
Joseph lost his first wife and baby daughter it is tragic car accident.
While they -- -- getting their Christmas tree.
And their voice -- critically injured.
Joe's life was shattered.
But through his strong.
Catholic -- And he is fierce love for our boys.
Joseph found the strength to get back.
-- -- He's strong -- that drives didn't -- alert every day.
It's what he learned as a young boy growing up with too hard working parents in Scranton.
Such a loving and supportive father -- of our three children though -- -- -- actually.
And it's like dry -- today as he and President Obama who fight to strengthen the middle class they grew up -- them.
For as long as I've known him -- heads never giving up.
Never failed to see the possibilities.
And never had any doubt about -- he's fighting floor.
And as long as he has the privilege.
Of serving this nation.
I know from the bottom of my heart that he will continue to fight for you every day.
Thank you god let's actually.
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