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    Youth Orator Graduates Top of Class from Dallas ISD

    Dalton Sherman delivered a passionate, keynote speech in the 4th grade at a Dallas ISD event. Fast forward nine years, Sherman is now graduating valedictorian from the Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy. (Published Sunday, May 29, 2016)

    It's graduation day for many seniors across north Texas.

    One young man’s story continues to inspire.

    Dalton Sherman delivered a passionate, keynote speech in the 4th grade at a Dallas ISD event. The speech, “Do You Believe in Me?” has been viewed online millions of times.

    It was so moving, talk show hosts Ellen DeGeneres and Oprah Winfrey invited him to appear on their shows.

    Insipring Youth Gives Dallas Valedictorian Speech

    [DFW] Insipring Youth Gives Dallas Valedictorian Speech
    Years after giving an educational speech that went viral, Dalton Sherman of Dallas graduated from Dallas ISD top of his class.
    (Published Sunday, May 29, 2016)

    He even had the chance to meet President Barack Obama.

    Fast forward nine years, Sherman is now graduating valedictorian from the Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy.

    “I'm very proud of who I’ve become, who I’ve grown into, a young man who's god-fearing, a young man who knows his gift now. I think that's something that i didn't know when i was younger,” Dalton said.

    Dalton will head out west for college.

    He's earned a full scholarship to Pomona College in California.

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