US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama talk with pregnant women during a tour of the La General Hospital in Accra on July 11, 2009.
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President Barack Obama is accompanied by Speaker of Parliament Joyce Bamford-Addo, left, as during the playing of the Star Spangled Banner following his address to the Ghanaian Parliament in Accra, Ghana, Saturday, July 11, 2009.
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U.S. President Barack Obama’s convoy leaves the presidential castle in Accra July 11, 2009.
US President Barack Obama tours the La General Hospital in Accra on July 11, 2009. The visit marks Obama’s first to subsaharan African as President. Huge crowds lined the streets of Accra hoping to catch a glimpse of the first Black US President, the son of an African immigrant, after he arrived from the Group of Eight summit in Italy.
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John Atta Mills, the president of Ghana, walks alongside US President Barack Obama (C) upon arrival at the Presidential Castle in Accra, Ghana, on July 11, 2009. The visit marks Obama’s first to subsaharan Africa as President. Obama, who will address parliament Saturday, said before the trip that he had chosen Ghana as his first trip to sub-Saharan Africa because it was an example of a “functioning democracy” in the conflict-scarred continent.
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President Barack Obama walks with Ghana President John Atta Mills, right, at the Presidential Palace in Accra, Ghana, Saturday, July 11, 2009.
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