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Dennis Hawkes, Washington D.C.

by George Barnette
Special to the AFRO

    Dennis Hawkes (AFRO Photo/George Barnette)
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“Any able-bodied American should be here. You see people here in wheelchairs and on crutches,” said District resident, Dennis Hawkes, 57. “It’s about honoring a man among men. He epitomized the struggle. A lot of things have changed, but some have stayed the same. Hopefully we can use this to propel Obama for four more years.”

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