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18 May 2008

He Really is a Rockstar

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An estimated 75,000 gathered on the banks of the Willamette River in Portland on Sunday to see Barack Obama.

"Wow! Wow! Wow!" were his first words, as he surveyed the multitude, which included people in kayaks and small pleasure craft on the river.

75,000 people

It is "fair to say this is the most spectacular setting for the most spectacular crowd" of his campaign, he told the crowd.

Previously, the campaign's biggest crowd was when the candidate spoke to 35,000 on Independence Mall in Philadelphia.

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