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A defining time of advocacy

Obama shaped by Chicago activism

By Michael Kranish
Globe Staff / January 22, 2008

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CHICAGO - Twenty miles from the glittering center of Chicago, at the farthest edge of the South Side, dozens of two-story brick buildings stretch for block after weary block. It was here where America provided public housing for African-American veterans of World War II and it was here, in the 1980s, that Barack Obama became a community organizer. Working with ... (Full article: 1197 words)

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