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Palin stops by Reagan boyhood home

DIXON, Ill. -- Sarah Palin continued her "One Nation" bus tour today here, the boyhood hometown of former President Ronald Reagan. The former governor, along with her husband, daughter Piper, and niece were shown around Reagan's home; Rock River, where he was a lifeguard; and passed a statue in his honor. Ann Lewis, chairwoman of the Dixon Reagan Sentinel Commission escorted the Palin family around.

Palin told NBC News that it was important for her to come here, because "this is one of those places everyone in America should come to get a sense of Ronald Reagan's foundation -- to understand his humbleness and graciousness."
 
At all two stops, she was greeted by numerous supporters asking for autographs and pictures. Palin also made one reference to her new granddaughter that was born a few days ago when speaking with supporter at the Reagan house.

A lot of the cars passing the bus take photos as they drive past. Some wave and a couple have then followed the bus until it stops to meet Palin.

Leaving Dixon now. Next location is unknown.