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Photo: Hello, Irene

Jim Abel shops for supplies at Home Depot as he prepares for the possible arrival of Hurricane Irene on August 22, 2011 in West Palm Beach, Florida. Irene is the first hurricane of the 2011 Atlantic season to threaten the U.S. coast, and has already wreaked havoc in the Caribbean. It has the potential to grow into a Category 4 storm by Thursday, reaching winds up to 155 mph. Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

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    Obama boards the Rosa Parks bus
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