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June 12, 2011

President Obama Visits San Francisco

        Only the city of San Francisco could make the President blush.

        Like last Wednesday at the Nob Hill Masonic Center, where President Barack Obama addressed over 2,000 supporters in an effort to raise money and momentum going into the 2012 presidential campaign.

        “I’m a few years older, a few years grayer,” President Obama said during his speech. “That’s all right, you still fine!” a woman shouted from the back of the auditorium.

        President Obama paused. A smile crept onto his face. He cleared his throat and regained his focus, and went on with the speech, visibly flattered by the comment.

        That scene reflected the relaxed and personal atmosphere of the president’s speech.

        Ruth Hammons, a 1955 graduate of San Francisco State University said, “It felt like he was at home. It felt like he is what we need.”

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