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    Posted November 3, 2010 by
    Smyrna, Georgia
    This iReport is part of an assignment:
    America Votes 2010: Your election stories

    I am a Voter


    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     ShanaLou received a phone call from the President and felt inspired to vote after her 6 month old daughter became elated by hearing his voice.. '[He] reminded us to vote to continue the progress instead of sliding backward to the failed policies of the past,' she said.
    - sjunca, CNN iReport producer

    Being a new mom and working full time, I was thinking of not voting this year until I received a recorded call from the President reminding us to vote.  I quickly grabbed my video camera to record this and as I saw the excitement on my daughter's face (6 months old), I realized "I need to vote so that I set a good example for my daughter and to ensure that she grows up understanding how important the Right to Vote is." 

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