The President and First Lady hike

9:09 p.m. on April 26, 2010 (EDT)
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Last Friday, Karen Russell of Ohio was hiking on the Mountains-to-Sea Trail off the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina when she happened to meet President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama out for a hike. “It was just a little nondescript trail that I was on, and I didn't expect to find anybody there really, let alone the president,” Russell was quoted as saying in the Asheville Ci...

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10:49 p.m. on April 27, 2010 (EDT)
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I think that is great, not only that Ms Russell got to have a memorable experience,
But that the Obamas are making time to get out there and recharge.
I can't fathom how stressful their jobs are,
Everything choreographed with lots of cement and steel.

It makes me smile to think about them getting away.

11:19 p.m. on April 27, 2010 (EDT)
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That would be cool.

Of course when I first read the first paragraph of this article I was thinking to myself, surely no one believes the President & First Lady were just out there by themselves, and Mrs. Russell just happened to run into them.

So I'm glad the security detail was part of the story.

I want to know, what kind of hikers / boots does the Pres. wear?

Yes, politics aside, everyone in a high stress job needs a break, good for them.

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