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An SUV in President Barack Obama's motorcade makes its way down Addison Avenue this evening. President Obama was briefly in town to speak at a private fundraiser hosted at Google executive Marissa Mayer's home. Photo by Veronica Weber/Palo Alto Weekly.

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Abbie Knopper, son Benjamin and their beagles, Buddha and Ringo observe the Secret Service and Police (not pictured) blocking Addison Avenue while President Barack Obama was speaking at a private fundraiser on October 21, 2010. Photo by Veronica Weber/Palo Alto Weekly.

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Sheila Subramanian clutches a cardboard cut-out of President Barack Obama while a friend takes her picture on Addison Avenue on October 21, 2010. Residents had gathered outside of Addison Ave and Cowper Street to try and get a glimpse of the President during his speech at a private fundraiser. Photo by Veronica Weber/Palo Alto Weekly.

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Fred Ackroyd chats with Mary Ryan holding a sign saying "Thank You Mr. President" at Addison Avenue and Cowper Streets where residents had gathered to try and get a glimpse of the President as he was speaking at a private fundraiser at a home on Addison Avenue on October 21, 2010. Photo by Veronica Weber/Palo Alto Weekly.

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Residents and onlookers gather at the corner of Addison Avenue and Cowper Street which police had blocked off during President Barack Obama's brief visit to speak at a private fundraiser on October 21, 2010. Photo by Veronica Weber/Palo Alto Weekly.

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