Saturday, November 15, 2008

First-time voters look to Obama to restore American dream

Like many voters on Election Day, Nurul Aman and his family dutifully rose before sunrise and headed to the polls in Andover, Massachusetts, to cast their votes. Nurul, Nilufur and Samuel Aman voted as a family for Barack Obama in their first presidential election this year.
But this election was especially significant for Aman, wife Nilufur and son Samuel, who were all voting for the first time."
As the first-time voter, it was emotionally remarkable to perform my civic duty," said Aman, a Bangladeshi native who became a U.S. citizen in 2005. "I felt great taking the ownership of this voting process that created a historic moment for the nation and the world."

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