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Michiganders line up for Obama rally ahead of November election

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Former President Barack Obama is in Michigan Friday to stump for Democratic candidates up and down the ticket.

Dawne Ferguson-Prance and Flo Paterni didn’t know each other two days ago. But they traveled to the rally after a mutual friend arranged for them to meet so Paterni could get a ticket to hear Obama speak. They were waiting outside the Detroit venue three hours before the doors would open.

Ferguson-Prace will be seventy years old soon, and she says November is the most important election of her life.

“My world is being pulled out from under me and there’s nothing I can do except what I’m doing now. And that’s get out, walk, vote, talk to people.

Vice President Mike Pence will be in Michigan on Monday.