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“What a week. As some of you heard, the state of Hawaii released my official long-form birth certificate. Hopefully this puts all doubts to rest. But just in case there are any lingering questions, tonight I’m prepared to go a step further. Tonight, for the first time, I am releasing my official birth video.”

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source: The White House Correspondents’ Association dinner, April 30, 2011.

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“Birth, and copulation, and death.
That’s all the facts when you come to brass tacks:
Birth, and copulation, and death.
I’ve been born, and once is enough.”

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source: “Fragment of the Agon,” Sweeney Agonistes in The Complete Poems and Plays, 1909-1950 (New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1952), 80–81.

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via: my mom (Beverly Bader)
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