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White House Chef Joins the Obamas in Hawaii

President Obama’s vacation in paradise includes an element that may be making his time there even more fulfilling: the White House chef. Sam Kass, the tasty-health-food guru the Obamas added to the White House kitchen in 2009 – they didn’t fire the old chef, just added a second – revealed his presence in Hawaii Saturday when he showed up on the golf course with the