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Tx4obama

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Politics, gardening, making home-made bread and pasta. Enjoy Everything Italian: the language, film, books, culture, art. Favorite places: Rome, Naples, and Palermo. I was born a Yankee, but have lived the majority of my life as a Southerner I am a proud LIBERAL Democrat: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVdz985HTJk

Journal Archives

Back in 2007 Senator Obama spent a day as a home health care worker (updated)



Back in 2007 Senator Obama spent the morning in a home of an elderly man: sweeping/mopping the floor, making his bed, making his breakfast, doing the laundry, etc.
The first video below shows Senator Obama working in the home - and the second video is an update.

Walk a day in my shoes: Barack Obama/Pauline Beck




Here's a two page article and SEVEN PHOTOS regarding Obama's day of volunteering...

Sen. Barack Obama on job with Alameda County home health worker
August 9, 2007
http://www.sfgate.com/politics/article/Sen-Barack-Obama-on-job-with-Alameda-County-home-3049743.php#photo-2276486





A Promise Kept: Pauline and Homecare Workers



In 2007 then-Senator Barack Obama spent a day with Pauline Beck, a homecare worker. He worked alongside her, getting to know the daily life and concerns of a homecare worker. Now, as President, he has taken action that will require homecare workers recieve at least a minimum wage and overtime protections - which many were previously exempt from.



Something that Rmoney would NEVER do!

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Edited to add the first 2007 VIDEO - I found it



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