To Young Voters at DNC, Longoria Recalls TX Upbringing

Actress Eva Longoria, one of just two Texans to grace the Democratic National Convention stage on Thursday night, made a heartfelt pitch for President Obama in a message largely aimed at young voters.

She described growing up in Corpus Christi and taking out student loans to attend Texas A&M University-Kingsville, debt she paid off by changing oil at a mechanic shop, flipping burgers at Wendy’s and teaching aerobics. 

“As I travel the country for the president, I see young Americans of every background fighting to succeed,” said Longoria, a co-chairwoman of Obama’s re-election bid, adding, "We’re lucky that our ...

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