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In a phone call from the Capitol immediately after the State of the Union address last night, President Obama informs John Buchanan that his daughter Jessica, a kidnapped aid worker, was rescued by U.S. Special Operations Forces in Somalia earlier that evening. 
Official White House photo by Pete Souza

In a phone call from the Capitol immediately after the State of the Union address last night, President Obama informs John Buchanan that his daughter Jessica, a kidnapped aid worker, was rescued by U.S. Special Operations Forces in Somalia earlier that evening. 

Official White House photo by Pete Souza

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"Leon. Good job tonight. Good job tonight."

Barack Obama to Leon Panetta as he stepped into the House chambers last night to give his State of the Union address, in reference to a successful hostage rescue and pirate raid in Somalia that had just gone down.

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Aden Salaad, a 2-year-old Somali, bathes at a Doctors without Borders camp near Dadaab, Kenya. Read the latest on the Somalian famine here.
Photo by Rebecca Blackwell (AP) via The Lens 

Aden Salaad, a 2-year-old Somali, bathes at a Doctors without Borders camp near Dadaab, Kenya. Read the latest on the Somalian famine here.

Photo by Rebecca Blackwell (AP) via The Lens