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Soboba basketball star spends Thanksgiving at White House





Joseph Burton, a member of the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians of California, spent Thanksgiving at the White House after volunteering at a food bank in Washington, D.C.

Burton is a senior at Oregon State University. The head basketball coach is Craig Robinson, the brother of First Lady Michelle Obama.

Burton is the first member of his tribe to earn an athletic scholarship to a major university.

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Soboba player shares Thanksgiving with Obama (The Riverside Press-Enterprise 11/26)