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On the way to the White House

An estimated 40,000 people gathered at MU’s Carnahan Quadrangle Oct. 30 to hear presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama speak on the last leg of his campaign before the Nov. 4, 2008, election. During the event (view a slideshow of his visit), now President-elect Obama urged youth to participate in the political process. Photo by Shane Epping.