First Lady Michelle Obama spoke at Wayne State University in Detroit today, encouraging students to help others and take responsibility for their lives.
The Detroit Free Press has more of the speech:
"What I know is there is plenty of hope here," Obama said. "Detroit's next chapter, America's next chapter, is waiting to be written by you."
"Young people, I am asking you to embrace that opportunity, to be our future," she said.
"There are a lot of people listening. I am listening, my husband is listening," she said. "There are so many people here who believe in you."
"I hope you all realize the possibilities that are waiting out there for you," Obama said. "The simplest way to live up to that potential is to do one thing, and that's to keep focusing on your education."