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KENYA: Thousands turn up to greet U.S. Senator Obama in rural Kenya.

U.S. Senator Barack Obama arrived in western Kenya on Saturday (August 26) to a welcome from thousands of cheering well-wishers, there to greet the rising political star of the America's Democratic Party as a native son. Obama flew into Kisumu, on the shores of Lake Victoria, on the way to his Kenyan father's village for the highly anticipated climax of his two-week African tour. Born in Hawaii to a white American mother and a Kenyan father, Obama is revered by many Kenyans in the same way as t...

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(BN10) KISUMU, KENYA (AUGUST 26, 2006)(REUTERS) KISUMU RESIDENTS WAITING FOR US SENATOR OBAMA TO ARRIVE / PEOPLE SITTING IN TREES RESIDENTS HOLDING AMERICAN FLAG WHILE SHOUTING OBAMA'S NAME SECURITY WATCHING CROWD MAN HOLDING BABY WHILE DANCING VARIOUS OF WOMEN SINGING AND DANCING US SENATOR Barack OBAMA WALKING TOWARDS CROWD OBAMA TALKING TO CROWD (UPSOUND)(English) US SENATOR Barack OBAMA SAYING: "I am so proud to come back home and see all you people are here." PEOPLE WAVING THEIR HANDS IN THE AIR AND CHEERING VARIOUS OF US SENATOR Barack OBAMA AND HIS WIFE MICHELLE HAVING HIV TEST (SOUNDBITE)(English) UNIDENTIFIED KISUMU RESIDENT SAYING: "He is the first ever Luo to lead Americans and we hope another one will also come." (SOUNDBITE)(English) UNIDENTIFIED KISUMU RESIDENT SAYING: "I am here to see our brother who has done so many things and he has bring a very big change in Luo faces, especially the Luo tribe in Kenya." OBAMA'S ENTOURAGE LEAVING THE HEALTH CENTRE KISUMU RESIDENTS...

(BN10) KISUMU, KENYA (AUGUST 26, 2006)(REUTERS) KISUMU RESIDENTS WAITING FOR US SENATOR OBAMA TO ARRIVE / PEOPLE SITTING IN TREES RESIDENTS HOLDING AMERICAN FLAG WHILE SHOUTING OBAMA'S NAME SECURITY WATCHING CROWD MAN HOLDING BABY WHILE DANCING VARIOUS OF WOMEN SINGING AND DANCING US SENATOR Barack OBAMA WALKING TOWARDS CROWD OBAMA TALKING TO CROWD (UPSOUND)(English) US SENATOR Barack OBAMA SAYING: "I am so proud to come back home and see all you people are here." PEOPLE WAVING THEIR HANDS IN THE AIR AND CHEERING VARIOUS OF US SENATOR Barack OBAMA AND HIS WIFE MICHELLE HAVING HIV TEST (SOUNDBITE)(English) UNIDENTIFIED KISUMU RESIDENT SAYING: "He is the first ever Luo to lead Americans and we hope another one will also come." (SOUNDBITE)(English) UNIDENTIFIED KISUMU RESIDENT SAYING: "I am here to see our brother who has done so many things and he has bring a very big change in Luo faces, especially the Luo tribe in Kenya." OBAMA'S ENTOURAGE LEAVING THE HEALTH CENTRE KISUMU RESIDENTS FOLLOWING HIS CAR

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