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Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Thursday, October 21

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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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