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Obama taps Reggie Love for 2012 Olympic closing ceremony

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WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama tapped his former personal assistant, Reggie Love--a collegiate basketball star who often played with Obama--to be a member of the the official U.S. delegation to the closing ceremony of the summer games.

Love joined Obama when he was still an Illinois state Senator and was the man who was always by the side of the president.

Others in the delegation include UN Ambassador Susan E. Rice, a standout basketball player, U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain Lou Sussman, a Chicagoan, speechwriter Ben Rhodes, Olympic figure skating star Michelle Kwan, a member of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition, U.S. Public Diplomacy Envoy and Curtis Pride, Member of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition, former Major League Baseball player and Gallaudet University Head Baseball Coach


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