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James Meincke, left, and David Sjoberg cleaned up pretty well for the Inaugural Youth Ball. Donning tuxes, the two not only saw the president and first lady but also saw performances by Kanye West and Kid Rock. The tickets were given to Meincke, who gave up his first semester of college to work on the Obama campaign. Photo submitted

Meincke enjoys fruit of campaign

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It's always great when something you really work for turns out the way you want. But does it get any better when that something is the presidency of the United States?


James Meincke has had that experience, and he was there to see it all at the inauguration of Barack Obama.

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Meg Heaton
Meg Heaton has been a reporter with the Hudson Star Observer since 1990. She has a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and Native American Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
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