Maria Shriver, journalist and former first lady of California, featured the Dallas winner of the 2018 Gardere MLK Jr. Oratory Competition, Wesley Stoker, in her weekly newsletter publication, the Sunday Paper.
“This Dallas fourth-grader’s moving speech was delivered a few weeks ago at his school’s MLK Oratory Competition. It’s stayed with us ever since, which is why we share it with you today,” wrote Shriver. “Stoker, the son of a minister himself, reminds us why we need to ‘see everyone’s inner soul instead of what is on the outside.’”
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