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President Barack Obama speaks to the crowd as first lady Michelle Obama listens before the Carrier Classic NCAA college basketball game between Michigan State and North Carolina aboard the USS Carl Vinson, Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, in Coronado, Calif. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
Photo by: Charles Dharapak
President Barack Obama speaks to the crowd as first lady Michelle Obama listens before the Carrier Classic NCAA college basketball game between Michigan State and North Carolina aboard the USS Carl Vinson, Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, in Coronado, Calif. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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