Obama Gets 12 Stitches After Basketball Injury
After an elbow to the mouth during a pickup basketball game, President Obama required 12 stitches in his lip.
Obama received the stitches under local anesthesia in the doctor’s office on the ground floor White House after he returned home.
The president had traveled to nearby Fort McNair to indulge in one of his favorite athletic pursuits, basketball. It was a five-on-five contest involving family and friends and including Reggie Love, Obama’s personal assistant who played at Duke University.
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