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    "Toot"? What an awful nickname.

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  • ‘Toot’: Obama grandmother a force that shaped him

    By Allen G. Breed

    Sen. Barack Obama is a poker man, but his grandmother’s game of choice is bridge. Duplicate bridge, to be exact.

    In poker, a good player can still bluff his way through a lousy hand. In duplicate bridge, different sets of players are made to play the same hands multiple times – accentuating the players’ skill while reducing the element of luck.

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