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White House tour unlocks the secrets of the West Wing [Commentary]
White House tour unlocks the secrets of the West Wing [Commentary]

I am here to report that the White House Oval Office is not an abstraction. It's a real place. And that President Obama keeps a bowl of fresh apples on the coffee table for guests to partake of. By the way, the room is not nearly as spacious or as grandiose as I had originally thought. And the hallways at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. are narrow enough to leave visitors, this one included, with a touch of claustrophobia. How can you trust me of all people? Allow me to boast for a minute. I was part of a private tour of the West Wing of the executive mansion. We were invited by one of the English teachers at the high school where I work, whose husband works there....

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