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Barack Obama

California morning of service

9 Aug, 2007

BO2 serves old manThe candidate volunteers with home healthcare worker Pauline Beck in Oakland’s Walk a Day in My Shoes program. He cleans and mops the bathroom in John Thornton’s clapboard home, sprinkles sugar on Thornton’s cereal and watermelon and serves the 86-year-old disabled man breakfast. His visit is part of a creative Service Employees International Union campaign to increase focus on worker’s issues.