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Sweet blog special: Obama and Cheney cousins. Family ties.

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HIGHLAND PARK, ILL.--Lynne Cheney discussed in an interview how Vice President Dick Cheney and White House hopeful Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) are distant cousins. Last September, my colleague Scott Fornek traced Obama's Kenyan and U.S. roots in a massive package of articles and interactive graphics.

To read the Fornek story on the Obama and Cheney family tree LINK

click below for more family tree links

To cruise the mega graphic on Obama's family tree built by Fornek and the Sun-Times New Media staff LINK

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This is a great blog! and yes planting trees is very important for the future of the planet. Keep up the good work!

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