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Los Angeles honors former President Barack Obama with Obama Boulevard

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The city of Los Angeles is honoring Obama by renaming a road in his honor next month. 

Rodeo Road will be officially renamed Obama Boulevard on May 4 during a renaming ceremony and street festival on May 4, according to a social media post from City Council President Herb Wesson.

The City Council unanimously approved Wesson’s proposal last summer to rename a 4-mile stretch of Rodeo Road between Jefferson Boulevard and Arlington Avenue in honor of the 44th president, KTLA-TV reported.

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The renaming ceremony and festival will take place where Obama Boulevard intersects with Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in South L.A.

Former President Barack Obama (r) says goodbye after a "Town Hall" event at the European School of Management and Technology. According to his foundation, around 300 young people from Europe who are involved in areas such as civil society, integration or food security took part.
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