For nine years, Ann Wright was among a small group of protesters greeting the vacationing Barack Obama as his motorcade passed to and from his Kailua rental home.

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Here’s some of what they wanted to tell the president — and it wasn’t all bad.

Ann Wright left her job as a U.S. foreign diplomat because of her opposition to some of this country’s military policies.

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