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Bush dodges flying shoes

<p>Security personnel tackle a man who threw a shoe at President Bush during a joint statement with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in Baghdad, December 14, 2008.   REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque </p>

Security personnel tackle a man who threw a shoe at President Bush during a joint statement with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in Baghdad, December 14, 2008. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Security personnel tackle a man who threw a shoe at President Bush during a joint statement with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in Baghdad, December 14, 2008. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>President Bush ducks after a man threw a shoe at him during a joint statement with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in Baghdad, December 14, 2008.   REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque </p>

President Bush ducks after a man threw a shoe at him during a joint statement with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in Baghdad, December 14, 2008. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Bush ducks after a man threw a shoe at him during a joint statement with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in Baghdad, December 14, 2008. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>Security personnel surround President Bush after a man threw a shoe at him during a joint statement with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in Baghdad, December 14, 2008.    REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque </p>

Security personnel surround President Bush after a man threw a shoe at him during a joint statement with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in Baghdad, December 14, 2008. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Security personnel surround President Bush after a man threw a shoe at him during a joint statement with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in Baghdad, December 14, 2008. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>President Bush urges everyone to calm down after a shoe was thrown by a reporter during a joint news conference in Baghdad, December 14, 2008.    REUTERS/ Thaier al-Sudani </p>

President Bush urges everyone to calm down after a shoe was thrown by a reporter during a joint news conference in Baghdad, December 14, 2008. REUTERS/ Thaier al-Sudani

President Bush urges everyone to calm down after a shoe was thrown by a reporter during a joint news conference in Baghdad, December 14, 2008. REUTERS/ Thaier al-Sudani

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<p>A video frame grab of President Bush ducking from a shoe during a news conference in Baghdad, December 14, 2008.   REUTERS/Reuters TV </p>

A video frame grab of President Bush ducking from a shoe during a news conference in Baghdad, December 14, 2008. REUTERS/Reuters TV

A video frame grab of President Bush ducking from a shoe during a news conference in Baghdad, December 14, 2008. REUTERS/Reuters TV

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