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May 10, 2012 at 1:17 PM

Kenyan from same tribe as Obama’s father: “I got a glimpse of him.”

Bibian Odhiambo (Photo by Lynn Thompson / The Seattle Times)

Post by Jim Brunner / Seattle Times staff reporter

Bibian  Odhiambo, originally from Kenya and the same Luo tribe as the president’s father, watched the president’s motorcade arrive at the lakefront house of his brunch hosts.

“I’d like to say I got a glimpse of him. I saw the car,” said Odhiambo.

“It’s really exciting. I’ve never been this close to the president. Being from Africa where democracy is not as established, it’s great that people get out and get involved.”

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