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Obama gives Colonie Supervisor 'umbrella escort'

Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 09:23 PM EDT

COLONIE -- Town Supervisor Paula Mahan was able to not only see President Obama's speech on Tuesday - she actually shared an umbrella with him on the tarmac.

President Obama tried to keep Mahan out of the elements, after her umbrella inverted from a gust of wind.  She told CBS6 that it was quite a moment.

"The President came down and was just so gracious and was real happy to be here, and of course with the pouring rain, he put his arm around me and help the umbrella so I could stay as dry as I could," said Mahan.  "Just a wonderful moment."


Obama gives Colonie Supervisor 'umbrella escort'

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