Kids with cancer ejected from park near White House

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Call it the presidential version of the neighborhood curmudgeon shouting, “Hey, you kids there: Get off my lawn!” In this case, the crotchety neighbor was Old Man Obama, and the kids he was chasing had a pretty good reason for being there.

From the Washington Post:

The U.S. Secret Service ordered hundreds of parents and their cancer-stricken children out of Lafayette Square on Saturday night, barricading the park for at least two hours and disrupting the group’s plans for a candlelight vigil to raise awareness and research funding for childhood cancer, participants said.

Some of the parents and children expressed hurt and disappointment that the Secret Service and Park Police, citing security precautions, virtually shut down part of a two-day event called CureFest for Childhood Cancer.

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