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Obama-themed merchandise sales strike it hot

Scott Lewis for The Boston GlobeT-shirts with the image of presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama were for sale at the Urban Unity store in West Philadelphia. Scott Lewis for The Boston GlobeT-shirts with the image of presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama were for sale at the Urban Unity store in West Philadelphia. (Scott Lewis for The Boston Globe)
By Sasha Issenberg
Globe Staff / August 17, 2008

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PHILADELPHIA - Malik Onley was standing behind a table filled with hip-hop CDs on a West Philadelphia sidewalk, fondly recalling the weeks this spring when he quickly sold out of 150 copies of a $5 mix tape featuring Jay-Z's raps interspersed with Barack Obama's speeches, when the candidate's logo caught his eye. (Full article: 870 words)

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