What Does Medicare?

What Does Medicare?

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[applause] >> this year, the parks are celebrating their 100th anniversary. earlier this month, president trump signed a proclamation marking this milestone, which will be commemorated with special events throughout the year. the president will be visiting the park service to sign the proclamation. and i want to thank the president for standing up for our national parks and for recognizing their importance in our communities and our nation. >> thank you, secretary. and i want to thank you for your leadership in the department of the interior. thank you so much. i am thrilled to be here today in order to join secretary zinke in honoring the national park service and celebrating the 100th anniversary of our national park system. and i want to thank our great vice president, mike pence, for his leadership on this, as well. and let me just say to all of the park rangers, you know, i've been a governor, i've served in congress. i have to say, i have never had a better experience than to walk in a national park and talk to the folks that are serving in the park service. it's incredible. and i want to thank the incredible kids who are with us today. i want to thank you all for your incredible work, and i want to thank your parents for really encouraging you to become part of this incredible service. i want to thank secretary zinke for his leadership. and let me just say, this is a 100th anniversary. it's a 100th anniversary. 100 years. 100 years. and i'll tell you, unless you're a geologist or you're a park ranger, you don't know what 100 years means. it means a lot of things. it means a century. it means a very long time. but in terms of the national parks, it means an almost unimaginable span of years. it's hard to comprehend. but 100 years is a long time, 100 years is a lot of years. it means that there are people here with us today who were alive 100 years ago who were in the park service 100 years ago. 100 years, that's a long time. but it also means that some of the things that we have taken for granted for 100 years are now threatened, some of the most extraordinary treasures that we have in all of the country. they are threatened. and i want to talk to you about one of them, and that is the great barrier reef in australia. it is one of the great natural treasures in the world. it's the largest structure in the natural world. it's the largest living structure in the natural world. and it's something that

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