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Mike Kelleher, Obama's Mailman: He Picks 10 Letters From Citizens A Day

05/20/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

WASHINGTON -- The task of keeping a president in touch with his public is daunting, as Mike Kelleher well knows.

Tens of thousands of letters, e-mail messages and faxes arrive at the White House every day. A few hundred are culled and end up each weekday afternoon on a round wooden table in the office of Mr. Kelleher, the director of the White House Office of Correspondence.

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