President Barack Obama holds a Model used to show how polymers expand as he talks with Peyton Robertson, 12, of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., about how his sandless sandbags work while touring the 2014 White House Science Fair exhibits on display in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 27, 2014. (AP Photo/
"I would just advise people — I can’t do this because I’ve got a conflict of interest — if you can buy stock in Peyton, you should do so now. He actually had two projects here, both patented or patents pending."
"Now, I have a confession to make. When I was growing up, my science fair projects were not as successful as the ones here. One year, I accidently killed some plants that were a part of my experiment. Another time, a bunch of mice escaped in my grandmother’s apartment. These experiments did not take me straight to the White House."
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