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President Obama reading Wright Brothers bio during vacation

While on his holiday vacation, President Barack Obama planned to read the new Wright Brothers book by David McCullough, according to CBS News.

Read excerpts of the book here

When McCullough's book came out last spring, it put Dayton's famous brothers back in the spotlight. The book has topped the New York Times bestseller list and McCullough even paid  a visit to Dayton to talk about the book last June. Actor Tom Hanks has plans to turn the book into a movie for HBO.

In December, Obama declared Dec. 17 Wright Brothers Day.

Since the president will be out of a job in January 2017, he might want to pay Dayton a visit to take an up-close look at what he's reading about in McCullough's book.

Here's a look at 15 lesser known facts about the Wright brothers.

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