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Obama hails Northern Ireland’s peace as a global example | latimes.com

In early remarks after his arrival, President Obama held up a peaceful Northern Ireland as the “proof of what’s possible” and called on young people to maintain the work that has stopped generations of deadly sectarian violence.

“For you are the first generation in this land to inherit more than just hardened attitudes and the bitter prejudices of the past, you’re an inheritor of a just and hard-earned peace,” Obama said in a speech to young people shortly after arriving in the city.

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