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Barack Obama Michael Sam

Congratulates Michael Sam

11 May, 2014

140209210505-michael-sam-senior-bowl-horizontal-galleryThe president congratulates Michael Sam for being the first openly gay player drafted by the NFL, and the Saint Louis Rams for drafting him. He tells the All-American defensive end:

From the playing field to the corporate boardroom, LGBT Americans prove everyday that you should be judged by what you do and not who you are.