Valerie Simpson Teacher Quote

Both my grandmothers had upright pianos and I just knew how to play since I was a child. Nobody taught me. I sounded like a grown-up and then I learned how to read music. I played so well by ear I could fool the teacher to believe I could play the notes. She’d make the mistake of playing the song once and I could play it.

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Valerie Jarrett Politics Quote

I just worry a lot. I’m a worrier. Michelle and Barack are really dear to me. I mean I love them. And I don’t want to see them get hurt. Just the nature of politics is hurtful. So every time they are hurt I get hurt. It’s a lot to ask of people and it’s a lot to see your friends go through. It’s hard not to get emotional.

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Valerie Jarrett Health Quote

President Obama stands ready to work with everyone because that’s what the American people expect and deserve – not for the short term political advantages but the long term health of our country. We don’t spend time trying to figure out what’s in the minds of Republicans we try to keep our focus on the American people.

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