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What an 11-year-old interviewer asked President Obama

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Eleven-year-old aspiring journalist Damon Weaver has secured his "dream" interview with US President Barack Obama.

The young journalist, who already has Colin Powell and Joe Biden under his belt, is a star reporter for Kathryn E Cunningham/Canal Point Elementary School's TV station.

In a wide ranging interview, he asked the president about school dinners, bullying and basketball.

At the end of the interview, Barack Obama agreed to be Mr Weaver's "homeboy", following in the footsteps of Joe Biden.

President Obama will make a keynote address to young people across the country on education, when schools reopen in September.

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