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In tribute to Lincoln, Obama rides the rails

On train tour, summons 'our better angels'

Supporters in Baltimore greeted President-elect Barack Obama on his whistle-stop tour. Supporters in Baltimore greeted President-elect Barack Obama on his whistle-stop tour. (Brian Snyder/ Reuters)
By Sasha Issenberg
Globe Staff / January 18, 2009

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BALTIMORE - Making the last stops of his two-year journey to the White House by rail, President-elect Barack Obama asked Americans yesterday for the patience and personal responsibility he said were necessary to confront the country's vast challenges. (Full article: 883 words)

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