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Stratton takes memorable trip aboard Air Force One

President Barack Obama walks with Schenectady Mayor Brian Stratton on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on Friday prior to flying together to Albany aboard Air Force One.
Photographer: The Associated Press
President Barack Obama walks with Schenectady Mayor Brian Stratton on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on Friday prior to flying together to Albany aboard Air Force One.
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With a slight smile, Mayor Brian Stratton raised one hand and waved as he walked across the South Lawn of the White House late Friday morning. To his left was the Washington press corps, the rapid-fire sound of their camera shutters clicking as he passed. To his right was the president of the United States, walking in stride. Moments later, they were aboard Marine One. Noise from the rotors sounded through the cabin as the ...

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sgriffin1944
January 22, 2011
10:41 a.m.

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The invitation extended to Mayor Stratton to ride with the President, oboard Air Force One, could not have happened to a nicer guy.

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