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The first family heads to Martha's Vineyard for vacation Thursday. It's the second time President Obama and his family are enjoying a getaway on the Vineyard after their first trip there last summer.

To get a sense of how year-round Vineyard residents and tourists alike are getting ready for the visit, we spoke to one of each.

Eric Albert owns the Oak Bluffs Inn, and Virgil Rowley was a guest there.

This program aired on August 19, 2010.

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Deborah Becker is a senior correspondent and host at WBUR. Her reporting focuses on mental health, criminal justice and education.

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