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|Sheryl Harris, a voluble 52-year-old with a Virginia drawl, voted twice for George W. Bush. Raised Baptist, she is convinced -- despite all evidence to the contrary -- that President Barack Obama, a practicing Christian, is Muslim. So in this year's presidential election, will she support Mitt Romney? Not a chance. 'Romney's going to help the upper class,' said Harris, who earns $28,000 a year as activities director of a Lynchburg senior center. 'He doesn't know everyday people, except maybe the person who cleans his house.' She'll vote for Obama, she said: 'At least he wasn't brought up filthy rich.'|
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