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East African Community Anticipates Illinois Vote

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East African Community Anticipates Illinois Vote

East African Community Anticipates Illinois Vote

East African Community Anticipates Illinois Vote

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The U.S. Senate race in Illinois has captured the attention of some East Africans. Democratic contender Barack Obama's father was Kenyan and his hometown of Kolego is keenly awaiting the outcome of Tuesday's race. Many there hope an Obama victory will mean good things for their community. Hear NPR's Jason Beaubien.

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