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Former President George W. Bush and President Obama observe a moment of silence during a wreath-laying ceremony on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, to honor the victims of the U.S. Embassy bombing in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Mr. Obama is traveling in Tanzania on the final leg of his three-country tour in Africa. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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Former President George W. Bush and President Obama observe a moment of silence during a wreath-laying ceremony on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, to honor the victims of the U.S. Embassy bombing in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Mr. Obama is traveling in Tanzania on the final leg of his three-country tour in Africa. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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