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‘Is your hair like mine?’ Boy from White House photo to attend U of M

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 12, 2022 2:42 PM CT | Published: June 07, 2022 1:40 PM CT

Jacob Philadelphia, captured in a photo touching the hair of then-President Barack Obama, is attending the University of Memphis this fall. 


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Alicia Davidson

Alicia Davidson is a lifelong Memphis resident and graduate of The University of Memphis College of Journalism and Strategic Media. When not scribbling about the latest Memphis news, you will find her reading historical biographies, cooking Italian cuisine and practicing vinyasa yoga.


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