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Obama on the Florida airwaves in Spanish

Barack Obama's campaign today unveils a new Spanish language radio ad, Bootstraps, which presents Obama as just another guy making his way through life, suggesting that his upbringing as the son of an immigrant reflects "hard working, immigrant and Hispanic values."

Bootstraps will air in Colorado, Florida, New Mexico and Nevada. Click below to read the script.

UPDATE: The campaign just sent out a revised script. First version is below the revised version:

Nuestro Propio Camino" I´m Barack Obama and I approve this message.

Voiceover: Some people have power and connections. But most of us have to make our own way through life. This is true even for the man who could become the next President ... Barack Obama. He grew up without a father - raised by his mother with the support of his grandparents. Through student loans and hard work, he graduated from college. Obama never forgot his roots...He worked with churches to help families get job training and after-school care for their children. In the State Senate, he passed a law that helped reduce the welfare roles by over 80% by helping families to secure jobs. And despite the political pressure, Obama has stood with us for immigration reform and spoke out for our veterans. It's time we had a President who understands we all deserve a chance to make our own way."


Here's the first version: "Some people have power and connections. But most of us have to make our own way through life. This is true even for the man who could become the next president..Barack Obama. His father was an immigrant. His mother from a humble, middle class family. Though student loans and hard work, he graduated from college.

"Obama never pulled people down as he made his way up...He worked with churches to help families get job training and after-school care for their children. In the state Senate, he passed a law that helped reduce the welfare rolls by over 80 percent by helping families to secure jobs. And despite the political pressure, Obama has stood with us for immigration reform and spoke out for our veterans. It's time time we had a President who understands we all deserve a chance to make our own way."

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