One bond between Obama and Love was their mutual obsession with basketball. Another were the lessons Obama taught Love about negotiating a largely white world as a black man.
You're half-white, so you're one step ahead of me," Love, now 32, told Capital Download. They see a black man. Once in the White House, Love says, race was one reason the president continued to lean on him.
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When they were on the road, many people "assumed I was the security guy," Love writes. He's black.
He must be security. I always responded with some variation of 'No, you want the old, white, Clint Eastwood-looking dude over there,' " directing them to the nearest Secret Service agent.
Politics was not Love's passion. Sports was. Twice chapter 24 had me laughing so hard I A memoir in which the author recounts his years as personal aide and "bodyman" for Barack Obama. After Obama's election, he told the parents of the author, who had been working with him since the Reggie Love was the special assistant and personal aide to President Barack Obama from to Before that, he graduated from Duke University, where he was captain of the —05 Duke Blue Devils basketball team and a member of the NCAA national championship team.
Love graduated from the Wharton School of Business in and now serves as partner and vice president of Transatlantic Holdings. Power Forward : My Presidential Education. Love's book is the bro-iest portrait of the president yet, but maybe also the most humanizing. What Love knows is more interesting than what he thinks, and the small moments he shares can be charming and memorable.
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Its real value is showing Obama up close, watching him react in those fleeting moments that never make headlines. Louis Dispatch. Buy at Local Store.