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Friday, December 13

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I somehow missed it amongst the year-end pledge campaign, but today Morning Edition visited Kenya, which was preparing for the visit of Sen. Barack Obama. Obama's father -- he of the dreams -- was born in the African country, and, we learn, both relatives and strangers have high hopes for his son's "return."

 
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