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Photographer Carolyn Kaster

President Barack Obama, followed Vice President Joe Biden, arrives speak in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, about the Affordable Care Act. The deadline to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act passed at midnight Monday night. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Photographer Carolyn Kaster

Carolyn Kaster began her career as a freelance photojournalist and joined the AP staff in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in 2003. She is currently based in Washington, DC.

For the AP, Kaster has created video essays and stills for various national assignments, including hurricanes in the Carolina's and Texas, the presidential campaigns of Hillary Clinton and John McCain and Michael Jackson’s death and funeral.

Kaster has won multiple awards for her work including first place for 2013 Pictures of the Year International Campaign Single and first place at the 2012 Atlanta Photojournalism seminar. (AP)

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