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Bidders vie for Obama's high school basketball jersey

 

August 16, 2019



HONOLULU (AP) — Bidding was drawing to a close Friday for a basketball jersey believed to have been worn by President Barack Obama.

Peter Noble was a student at a prestigious and elite Honolulu prep school when he grabbed a basketball jersey that was destined for the trash. Years later he saw an old photo of Obama, a fellow Punahou School alumnus, wearing the No. 23 jersey while a guard on the 1979 Hawaii state championship team.

Noble, who was three years behind the future president at Punahou, said he took the jersey because he also played basketball with that number.

"I took it because...



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