A fascinating first-person account:

Sen. Obama personally took time to meet each person and shake their hand. He’s not as large a man as I envisioned from seeing him on television. But, he’s warm and personable --- obviously one of the reasons why people like him. He seemed to remember names well. He hugged a couple of the participantsmostly the black preachers who attended. He also seemed to be on top of the issues; and he’s obviously very intelligent.

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