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East African Community Anticipates Illinois Vote

The U.S. Senate race in Illinois has captured the attention of some East Africans. Democratic contender Barack Obama's father was Kenyan and his hometown of Kolego is keenly awaiting the outcome of Tuesday's race. Many there hope an Obama victory will mean good things for their community. Hear NPR's Jason Beaubien.

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Jason Beaubien is NPR's Global Health and Development Correspondent on the Science Desk.
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