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Sarah Obama (center) urged her stepgrandson, President Obama, to “take the great job that people have given to you and lead them well.” She was married to the president’s late grandfather and lives in Kogelo, in western Kenya.

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Villagers at an all-night party in Kogelo, Kenya, who gathered to watch TV coverage of the U.S. presidential election, celebrate after the result was called in favor of President Obama. Kogelo is the home of Sarah Obama, his stepgrandmother. (Associated Press)

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Sarah Obama (center) urged her stepgrandson, President Obama, to “take the great job that people have given to you and lead them well.” She was married to the president’s late grandfather and lives in Kogelo, in western Kenya.

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Sarah Obama, step-grandmother of President Barack Obama, waves her walking cane in the garden of her house in the village of Kogelo, Kenya, towards supporters in celebration Nov. 7, 2012, before speaking to the media about her reaction to Obama's re-election in the U.S. presidential election. (Associated Press)

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Sarah Obama, step-grandmother of President Barack Obama, waves her walking cane in the garden of her house in the village of Kogelo, Kenya, towards supporters in celebration Nov. 7, 2012, before speaking to the media about her reaction to Obama's re-election in the U.S. presidential election. (Associated Press)