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Artist observed Obama in ’08, spurred by a mix of motives

Nicola Green, a British painter who followed the Obama presidential campaign, at her exhibit, “In Seven Days . . .’’ Next to her is “The Second Day, Struggle’’ in gold leaf. Nicola Green, a British painter who followed the Obama presidential campaign, at her exhibit, “In Seven Days . . .’’ Next to her is “The Second Day, Struggle’’ in gold leaf. (David L. Ryan/Globe Staff)
By Laura Collins-Hughes
Globe Staff / November 2, 2010

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CAMBRIDGE — It sounds ironic now, with a fretful public expected to shift the congressional balance toward the Republicans in the midterm elections, but what most struck British artist Nicola Green about the American people back in 2008 was their patience. (Full article: 1035 words)

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