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Boykin's presidential art goes public

Updated: May 6, 2009, 2:27 PM ET
By Andy Katz

California's Jamal Boykin was sitting idle in the Spokane airport, on the way to Seattle in between the Bears' two Washington road games, when he saw a magazine photo of then President-elect Barack Obama.

He tore out half the picture and started drawing the other half, looking at the original to ensure that it matched.

Boykin hadn't drawn in three years. It was his passion when he was in high school in the Visual Arts Magnet program at Fairfax High in Los Angeles. As his basketball ...

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