Linton Weeks Linton Weeks joined NPR in the summer of 2008, as its national correspondent for Digital News.

In the East, they'll sell you the Brooklyn Bridge. In the West, it's the Golden Gate. Saul Loeb and Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Obama and his daughter Malia ride bicycles along a path on Martha's Vineyard, Mass., in August 2010. Obama is returning to the island for his vacation this summer. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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A vintage illustration of Wall Street, 1908 Library of Congress/Prints and Photographs Division hide caption

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President Obama walks back to the Oval Office after speaking in Rose Garden of the White House on Tuesday, after the Senate passed the debt ceiling legislation. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Matt Grozier, 8, and his neighbor, Alyssa Boyd, 5, at her lemonade stand near Lightstreet, Pa., in 2007. Bill Hughes/AP hide caption

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With help from adults, Zachary Swauger, 12 (left), and his brother Joshua, 9, launched their own parent-monitored social networking site for preteens. Charlotte Observer/Jeff Willhelm/Getty Images hide caption

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