Obama's boyhood home of Hawaii plays the underdog in campaign to host presidential library

  • Article by: JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press
  • Updated: December 28, 2013 - 8:27 PM

HONOLULU — Not far from these wind-swept shores, Barack Obama was born and raised, soaking in an island sensibility that his family says he's carried with him throughout his journey as president. Yet in the search for a home for his future presidential library, Hawaii is playing the underdog, overshadowed by Chicago and the commanding role it plays in Obama's story.

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