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Dreams from My Father: The Good Parts Version

"This s@#t's getting way too complicated for me." If you've read Barack Obama's bestselling memoir Dreams from My Father, you may remember he used some colorful language when describing his high school buddy Ray. As a result, when Obama recorded the audiobook version, he left us with some decidedly un-presidential, yet hilarious outtakes. The Boston Phoenix has the .mp3s.

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