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Xtra Xtra: Road to the White House January 19, 2009

Posted by Wheneva Whateva in Black History, Black Is Beautiful, Politics, Xtra Xtra.
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Here’s a little something Xtra Xtra on the road to the Presidency.

President Obama’s Letter to His Daughters

Dear Malia and Sasha,

I know that you’ve both had a lot of fun these last two years on the campaign trail, going to picnics and parades and state fairs, eating all sorts of junk food your mother and I probably shouldn’t have let you have.  But I also know that it hasn’t always been easy for you and Mom, and that as excited as you both are about that new puppy, it doesn’t make up for all the time we’ve been apart.  I want to tell you a little more about why I decided to take our family on this journey.

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