** FILE ** In this Nov. 4, 2008 file photo, President-elect Barack Obama's family walks off stage as he addresses supporters during his election night party at Grant Park in Chicago. Places that U.S. presidents have called home often become major tourist attractions, from estates at Mount Vernon and Monticello, to Hodgenville, Ky., where Abe Lincoln's log cabin once stood. But if you want to see all the places connected to Obama's life story, you'd need to visit three countries, five time zones and six states. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)

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Presidential journey

Want to follow the roots of President-elect Barack Obama? Get ready to visit three countries, five time zones and six states.

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** FILE ** In this Nov. 4, 2008 file photo, President-elect Barack Obama's family walks off stage as he addresses supporters during his election night party at Grant Park in Chicago. Places that U.S. presidents have called home often become major tourist attractions, from estates at Mount Vernon and Monticello, to Hodgenville, Ky., where Abe Lincoln's log cabin once stood. But if you want to see all the places connected to Obama's life story, you'd need to visit three countries, five time zones and six states. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)

** FILE ** In this Nov. 4, 2008 file photo, President-elect Barack Obama's family walks off stage as he addresses supporters during his election night party at Grant Park in Chicago. Places that U.S. presidents have called home often become major tourist attractions, from estates at Mount Vernon and Monticello, to Hodgenville, Ky., where Abe Lincoln's log cabin once stood. But if you want to see all the places connected to Obama's life story, you'd need to visit three countries, five time zones and six states. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)
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** FILE ** In this Aug. 12, 2008 file photo President-elect Barack Obama walks the beach with his daughters Malia, 10, left, and Sasha, 7, during his vacation in Kailua, Hi. Places that U.S. presidents have called home often become major tourist attractions, from estates at Mount Vernon and Monticello, to Hodgenville, Ky., where Abe Lincoln's log cabin once stood. But if you want to see all the places connected to Obama's life story, you'd need to visit three countries, five time zones and six states. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia, File)

** FILE ** In this Aug. 12, 2008 file photo President-elect Barack Obama walks the beach with his daughters Malia, 10, left, and Sasha, 7, during his vacation in Kailua, Hi. Places that U.S. presidents have called home often become major tourist attractions, from estates at Mount Vernon and Monticello, to Hodgenville, Ky., where Abe Lincoln's log cabin once stood. But if you want to see all the places connected to Obama's life story, you'd need to visit three countries, five time zones and six states. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia, File)
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** FILE ** In this Aug. 14, 2008 file photo President-elect Barack Obama throws a lei at the point where he scattered his mother's ashes in Honolulu, Hawaii. Places that U.S. presidents have called home often become major tourist attractions, from estates at Mount Vernon and Monticello, to Hodgenville, Ky., where Abe Lincoln's log cabin once stood. But if you want to see all the places connected to Obama's life story, you'd need to visit three countries, five time zones and six states. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
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** FILE ** This Aug. 13, 2008 file photo shows President-elect Barack Obama, left in red shirt, with family and friends after looking at the view from Pali Lookout in Honolulu, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
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** FILE ** In this Feb. 12, 2008 file photo, a hiker and her dog make their way along the steep trail to the Makapuu lighthouse, one of Barack Obama's favorite hikes in his hometown of Honolulu. Places that U.S. presidents have called home often become major tourist attractions, from estates at Mount Vernon and Monticello, to Hodgenville, Ky., where Abe Lincoln's log cabin once stood. But if you want to see all the places connected to Obama's life story, you'd need to visit three countries, five time zones and six states. (AP Photo/Lucy Pemoni, File)

** FILE ** In this Feb. 12, 2008 file photo, a hiker and her dog make their way along the steep trail to the Makapuu lighthouse, one of Barack Obama's favorite hikes in his hometown of Honolulu. Places that U.S. presidents have called home often become major tourist attractions, from estates at Mount Vernon and Monticello, to Hodgenville, Ky., where Abe Lincoln's log cabin once stood. But if you want to see all the places connected to Obama's life story, you'd need to visit three countries, five time zones and six states. (AP Photo/Lucy Pemoni, File)
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Punahou School

** FILE ** In this Feb. 15, 2008 file photo, the exclusive and prestigious Punahou School, where tuition now tops $16,000 per year, is seen in Honolulu, Hawaii. In 1971, a 10-year-old boy named Barry Obama enrolled at the private Punahou School and entered an unfamiliar world of privilege where he initially felt out of place. But he kept those feelings to himself and eventually prospered at the school. Places that U.S. presidents have called home often become major tourist attractions, from estates at Mount Vernon and Monticello, to Hodgenville, Ky., where Abe Lincoln's log cabin once stood. But if you want to see all the places connected to Obama's life story, you'd need to visit three countries, five time zones and six states. (AP Photo/Lucy Pemoni, File)
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** FILE ** In this  Jan. 23, 2007 file photo, Indonesian school girls run on the playground at the SDN Menteng 1 school in Jakarta, Indonesia. President-elect Barack Obama attended the school when he was a child. Places that U.S. presidents have called home often become major tourist attractions, from estates at Mount Vernon and Monticello, to Hodgenville, Ky., where Abe Lincoln's log cabin once stood. But if you want to see all the places connected to Obama's life story, you'd need to visit three countries, five time zones and six states. (AP Photo/Ed Wray, File)

** FILE ** In this Jan. 23, 2007 file photo, Indonesian school girls run on the playground at the SDN Menteng 1 school in Jakarta, Indonesia. President-elect Barack Obama attended the school when he was a child. Places that U.S. presidents have called home often become major tourist attractions, from estates at Mount Vernon and Monticello, to Hodgenville, Ky., where Abe Lincoln's log cabin once stood. But if you want to see all the places connected to Obama's life story, you'd need to visit three countries, five time zones and six states. (AP Photo/Ed Wray, File)
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** FILE ** In this Nov. 4, 2008 file photo, local boys in Kogelo village, Kenya look at a painting featuring President-elect Barack Obama, center, alongside, from left, former U.S. President Bill Clinton, current U.S. President George W. Bush and Britain's Queen Elizabeth II during a gathering of people on Nov. 4, 2008. Places that U.S. presidents have called home often become major tourist attractions, from estates at Mount Vernon and Monticello, to Hodgenville, Ky., where Abe Lincoln's log cabin once stood. But if you want to see all the places connected to Obama's life story, you'd need to visit three countries, five time zones and six states.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

** FILE ** In this Nov. 4, 2008 file photo, local boys in Kogelo village, Kenya look at a painting featuring President-elect Barack Obama, center, alongside, from left, former U.S. President Bill Clinton, current U.S. President George W. Bush and Britain's Queen Elizabeth II during a gathering of people on Nov. 4, 2008. Places that U.S. presidents have called home often become major tourist attractions, from estates at Mount Vernon and Monticello, to Hodgenville, Ky., where Abe Lincoln's log cabin once stood. But if you want to see all the places connected to Obama's life story, you'd need to visit three countries, five time zones and six states. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
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This undated photo released by the Harvard Law School shows Langdell Hall at Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Mass. (AP Photo/ Harvard Law School) ** NO SALES **

This undated photo released by the Harvard Law School shows Langdell Hall at Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Mass. (AP Photo/ Harvard Law School) ** NO SALES **
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** FILE ** In this Nov. 6, 2008 file photo, Barber Tony Coye talks about President-elect Barack Obama as he cuts Kenneth Clay's hair at the Hyde Park Hair Salon Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008, in Obama's Hyde Park neighborhood in Chicago. Places that U.S. presidents have called home often become major tourist attractions, from estates at Mount Vernon and Monticello, to Hodgenville, Ky., where Abe Lincoln's log cabin once stood. But if you want to see all the places connected to Obama's life story, you'd need to visit three countries, five time zones and six states. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)
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** FILE ** In this July 11, 2007 file photo, the home of President-elect Barack Obama is shown in Chicago. Places that U.S. presidents have called home often become major tourist attractions, from estates at Mount Vernon and Monticello, to Hodgenville, Ky., where Abe Lincoln's log cabin once stood. But if you want to see all the places connected to Obama's life story, you'd need to visit three countries, five time zones and six states. (AP Photo/Jerry Lai, File)

** FILE ** In this July 11, 2007 file photo, the home of President-elect Barack Obama is shown in Chicago. Places that U.S. presidents have called home often become major tourist attractions, from estates at Mount Vernon and Monticello, to Hodgenville, Ky., where Abe Lincoln's log cabin once stood. But if you want to see all the places connected to Obama's life story, you'd need to visit three countries, five time zones and six states. (AP Photo/Jerry Lai, File)
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In this undated photo released by Occidental College, Occidental College students celebrate in Samuelson Campus Pavilion on the Eagle Rock campus in Los Angeles, Calif., as Occidental College alumnus Barack Obama is officially announced the 44th president of the United States on Nov. 4, 2008. (AP Photo/Marc Campos, Occidental College) ** NO SALES **

In this undated photo released by Occidental College, Occidental College students celebrate in Samuelson Campus Pavilion on the Eagle Rock campus in Los Angeles, Calif., as Occidental College alumnus Barack Obama is officially announced the 44th president of the United States on Nov. 4, 2008. (AP Photo/Marc Campos, Occidental College) ** NO SALES **
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