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Obama Visits Kenya

President Obama heads to Kenya today. This is the first time he will visit his father’s home country since he was elected president. There was discussion of making the visit a national holiday. In the town of Funyula in Busia County, which by borders Siaya County, the home area of President Obama's late father, the radio station there is calling today “Obama Day.” We’ll check in with Phylis Nasubo Magina who is in Funyula. She’s the managing director of The ABCs of Sex Education, where she leads a team of 49 community educators providing sex education and HIV prevention. Ken Opalo, an assistant professor at Georgetown University also joins us to discuss Obama’s visit. He’s originally from Kenya. (PHOTO: Kenyan vender sells American and Kenyan flags, in Nairobi, Kenya Friday, July 24, 2015 .In his first trip to Kenya since he was a U.S. senator in 2006, Obama is scheduled to arrive in Kenya on Friday, (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)

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