Casting a historic ballot

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South Side resident Rosa Wilkes, with her early voting ballot by her side, celebrated her 110th birthday on Oct. 10.

South Side resident Rosa Wilkes, with her early voting ballot by her side, celebrated her 110th birthday on Oct. 10. Wilkes, affectionately called "Nana," said she never could have imagined a Black man poised to be the president but sees that it may now be a reality. She said she is voting for U.S. Sen. Barack Obama.

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