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That's one more vote for Hillary Clinton (if he can persuade his dad...)

May 4, 2008 |  6:32 pm

In the unusual position of running ahead of schedule, Sen. Hillary Clinton took her campaign caravan by a local Dairy Queen in South Bend, Ind., Sunday afternoon, picking up a Blizzard and making a friend with one would-be voter.

Also at the DQ were Dylan Panzica, age 7, and his dad. In his fist Dylan carried a few dollars to buy himself an ice cream for his birthday -- along with a Barack Obama pin that a volunteer for the Illinois senator had dropped by the house earlier in the day.

But Dylan said he was having doubts about his choice to support Obama: "My mom got mad at me," he explained. "She said nobody likes women anymore."

Clinton sealed the deal as she was waiting to order. The New York senator signed her name over Obama's on Dylan's pin.

-- Noam N. Levey

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