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President abruptly ends golf game after child of family friend injured

KAILUA (HawaiiNewsNow) - Across the nation all eyes were on Oahu Monday as an ambulance raced to the president's vacation home at Kailua Beach at around 10:45 AM. Obama had been golfing with friends at the Luana Hills Golf Course when he suddenly left and his motorcade raced back to the home.

After a few minutes of not knowing who was hurt, it finally became clear: the son of one of the president's golfing partners sustained minor injuries while surfing. Obama decided to end the game abruptly and return to the home so that the boy's father could attend to his injured son.

The boy was identified as the son of Eric and Cheryl Whitaker of Chicago. He is said to be doing fine now. The president was able to return to the golf course just before 2:00 PM.

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