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Obama Goes To Brooklyn, Calls It "Cool"

President Obama visited Brooklyn to speak about education at a high school.

Posted on October 25, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. ET

President Obama visited New York City's Brooklyn borough on Friday.

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Folks were pretty excited.

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Barclays Center sign with Obama in Brooklyn

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He traveled there in Marine One, which landed in Prospect Park.

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Obama spoke at Pathways in Technology Early College High School, a school he had mentioned in his State of the Union address.

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The president said he wanted to lower the cost of college, provide all students with high-speed Internet, and allow every four-year-old child in America to attend preschool.

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He also said Brooklyn was cool.

"I know Brooklyn in general is blowing up right now. When I was living here, Brooklyn was cool, but not this cool."

He toured the campus.

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Later, the president went to Junior's with New York City Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio.

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They hugged children.

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Signed pumpkins.

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And were generally having an enjoyable time.

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The end.

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