"Over the last 15 months, we've traveled to every corner of the United States. I've now been in 57 states? I think one left to go. Alaska and Hawaii, I was not allowed to go to even though I really wanted to visit, but my staff would not justify it"
- Barack Obama
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This quote by Barack Obama is describing his 2008 presidential project. He is revealing his wonder at how much ground he has covered in the 15 months leading up to the election. He is also expressing his disappointment that he was unable to check out Alaska and Hawaii, the two states he had yet to go to. This quote reveals Obama's commitment to his project and his commitment to checking out every state in the United States. It likewise reveals his decision to connect to as many individuals as possible, even if it meant sacrificing a check out to two of the most remote states. Obama's quote is a testimony to his effort and dedication to his project and to the American individuals.
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