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Obama catches fainting woman during Obamacare rally

Posted Oct. 21, 2013, at 2:11 p.m.
Last modified Oct. 21, 2013, at 2:27 p.m.
U.S. President Barack Obama reaches out to help Affordable Care Act beneficiary Jessica Ugalde, who began to faint during the president's speech about healthcare from the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington October 21, 2013.
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U.S. President Barack Obama reaches out to help Affordable Care Act beneficiary Jessica Ugalde, who began to faint during the president's speech about healthcare from the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington October 21, 2013.

Today President Barack Obama held a rally at the White House for the Affordable Care Act. Toward the end of his speech, he appears to catch a woman — an Obamacare enrollee — on the verge of fainting. “This happens when I talk too long,” Obama quipped.

The woman tweeted afterward she began fainting because she is pregnant and diabetic. She thanked the president for catching her.

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