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Former Vice President Joe Biden: "I Have Ended Up Being the Man I Wanted to Be"

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Ever since he was a young boy, Joe Biden had a picture in his head of the kind of man he wanted to be. In their 2017 Super Soul Sunday interview, Oprah asked him the logical follow-up: "Did you live up to your own expectations? Did you fulfill the vision or exceed the vision?"

"I, by and large, believe that I have ended up being the man I wanted to be," he says. "But it wasn't in terms of accomplishment. Because people usually translate that into, you know, as a young guy I knew I wanted to be senator; I knew I wanted to be president. I knew—that wasn't true. What was true was I wanted to live up to my parents' expectation."

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