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Barack Obama & Michelle Obama To Give Virtual Speeches, Netizens Say 'Momentous Occasion'

As stated by a news publication, Ex-President Barack Obama and wife Michelle Obama will give the virtual speeches at YouTube event. Here's how netizens reacted

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YouTube on Tuesday announced the Dear Class of 2020 event, which is a virtual commencement celebration bringing together inspirational leaders, celebrities, and YouTube creators to celebrate graduates, their families, and their communities. The Livestream event, which is set to premiere on YouTube on June 6, will bring together inspirational leaders, stars and creators under the same roof. Reportedly, Ex-President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, too, will grace the occasion. Since the news was made public, netizens seemed excited about the event, as they expressed their excitement on their social media handle.

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As mentioned in a report published by a leading news publication, Michelle Obama and husband Barack Obama will be honouring and congratulating the high school and college seniors, whose graduation ceremonies were cancelled due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Reportedly, Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama will be seen delivering commencement speeches and a joint message, which will be dedicated to this year's graduates. Additionally, Michelle Obama's Higher Reach initiative will reportedly host a full hour of content kicking off the celebration. 

Coronavirus in the US

With more than 1.23 Million positive Coronavirus cases, the USA remains a COVID-19 hotbed, surpassing the national tallies of the worst-hit countries like Germany, Italy and the UK combined. The New York State remains the worst-affected region in the US with more than 3,00,000 cases, followed by New Jersey and Massachusetts, which have reported nearly 1,30,593 and 70,271 cases respectively. As per fresh reports presented by the news publications in the US, more than 72,000 people have died due to COVID-19 in the country, which is the highest recorded death in the world. Recently, US President Donald Trump revealed that the re-opening of the US economy will cause more deaths in the country.

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