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President Obama apologized Thursday night for an offhand remark during his appearance on The Tonight Show that appeared disparaging toward Special Olympic athletes.

 

“I imagine the bowling alley [in the White House] has just been just burned and closed down," quipped host Jay Leno said.

 

“No, no. I have been practicing,” Obama said. “I bowled a 129. It's like -- it was like Special Olympics, or something."

 

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