Pick Yourself Up

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In his Inaugural Address, President Obama declared: “Starting today, we must pick ourselves up, dust ourselves off, and begin again the work of remaking America.”  The President was paraphrasing Fred Astaire from the 1936 movie Swingtime.  Fred and Ginger sang Jerome Kern’s song “Pick Yourself Up . . .

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