Real People Send Birthday Greetings to President Obama

Real People Send Birthday Greetings to President Obama
ESSENCE.COM Aug, 03, 2009

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Today is President Barack Obama’s birthday! Imagine you could call him up at the White House and wish him a happy birthday yourself. What would you say? What would you get him as a gift?

Here are a few ESSENCE.com readers who wanted to send their personal shout out to the President as he celebrates his 48th birthday.

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“President Obama, it has been a successful 150 or so days. I look forward to the rest of your term in office. How about a day pass to the Trump Golf Course in New Jersey for your birthday? Oh, and you should take me with you!”
—Jordan Buxton-Punch, 18, New York, New York

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“President Obama, you should come and spend the day with me and my family. If you can’t work that out, then I hope that you enjoy the day with no [White House] business. I wish you much energy, strength and a lot of faith.”
—Andrene Williams, 38, Queens, New York

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“Happy birthday, Obama! You should have a big party in the White House.”
Dean Bowen, 24, Bronx, New York

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“My birthday wish is that you get this health care plan passed. I think that’s a gift you would wish for yourself. If I could man, I would give you four more years in office!”
—Steve Smith, 48, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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“My wish is that God will give you great wisdom just like he gave to Solomon in the Bible. If I could, I would give you a gift card to Armani or tickets to a New York Knicks game. We know how much you love basketball.”
—Lakeisha Thomas, 28, Buffalo, New York

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“Happy Birthday and God bless you, President Obama. I wish you many more years and all my prayers.”
—Catia Cunningham, 40, Panama

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“Considering how stressful being the President can be, I wish you a long life and good health. My gift to you would be the best security known to man. You know, the kind that keeps the President alive!”
—Omar Williams, 28, Brooklyn

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“If I were you, President Obama, the only thing I would want is a stress-free day with Michelle. As far as a gift, I wish you good health so you can continue to run the country the way you have so far.”
—Juliette Wint, 40, Queens, New York

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“President Obama, I think you should indulge a little. Go have some sweets with your wife and kids and take the day off and relax. Also, maybe it’s time to consider coloring your hair. I would give you a box of hair color and a piece of your favorite chocolate cake.”
—Julia Dodson, 24, Bronx, New York

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“I wish you all the best, President Obama, and continued success in the presidency and in your personal life. My gift to you would be a nice tie.”
—Theresa Langley, 25, Brooklyn

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“I wish you a happy birthday and I hope that all your dreams come true, which I’m pretty sure they have. My gift to you would be a one-on-one basketball game with Michael Jordan.”
—Stacy Harris, 37, Freeport, New York

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Reporting by Mavis Baah and Maya Pope-Chappell

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