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Submitted photo Sasha McCauley of Hastings gets her arm autographed by President Barack Obama during his visit to the Twin Cities last week. Obama later spoke at the American Legion national convention.

Hastings youths, parents meet President Obama

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Tuesday turned out to be one very memorable day for several Hastings residents.

Shortly after President Barack Obama landed at the airport in Bloomington, they were shaking his hand and getting autographs from him.


Two-year-old Sasha McCauley even had her arm autographed by the president.

Her mother, Bobbie Jo, was right there and couldn't believe it as it was happening.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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