Published: May 15, 2014 7:07 AM EDT

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - Former Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis is in South Florida promoting a charity that teaches at-risk children to fish.
    
The 1998 Democratic presidential nominee will help raise money Thursday in Boca Raton for the Florida Fishing Academy.
    
He tells The Palm Beach Post (http://bit.ly/1jv7ykn ) Hillary Clinton is "a darn good candidate" and that Democrats must do a better job highlighting the Affordable Care Act.
    
The 80-year-old Dukakis also says he feels as if he's 20 and that he has moved on from his presidential defeat.
    
"I'm not a guy that sits around moping for years," he said.
    
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Information from: The Palm Beach (Fla.) Post, http://www.pbpost.com

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