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Vilonia stops to see, hear leader

Posted: May 8, 2014 at 6:11 a.m.

Spectators line the street Wednesday in Vilonia, hoping for a glimpse of President Barack Obama.

Alan Willard waited in the parking lot of the destroyed Dollar General store on Vilonia's Main Street early Wednesday with his legs dangling from the open door of his truck, hoping to catch a glimpse of history.

Family describes meeting Obama

Daniel Smith called it an "exciting ordeal" for him and his sons to meet Barack Obama Wednesday outside their Vilonia home, which was damaged in the April 27 EF4 tornado. (By Gavin Lesnick)
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