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Earl Smith: This patch is from the American people

January 18, 2013 1:13 PM EST When Earl Smith first met then Senator Obama in an elevator in February 2008 at the Hyatt Regency in Austin, his time with the future President was short. But Smith gave Obama something that he would carry with him for the rest of the campaign. (Jayne Orenstein / The Washington Post)

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