Unity, New Hampshire-- a town with one general store and a small volunteer fire department. It's a place where you can see a horse pulling a couple passengers as it walks down the road.
"We have about 45 miles of dirt roads, and about two to three miles of hard top road," explains select board chairman Willard Hathaway.
But the quaint setting is already starting to get turned upside down. The phone has been ringing off the hook at the town offices.
That is because Senators Barack Obama-- the likely Democratic nominee for president-- will be appearing with his former rival Senator Hillary Clinton.
The event will take place on Friday in the field next to the town's only school. Obama staffers were already going over logistics Tuesday morning.
"It is probably nothing that I have seen or will see again," says school principal Chip Baldwin.
Baldwin hopes the frenzy will bring much needed funds to the town.
"We are a school that is trying to renovate, and or build a new facility and this just shows what we are able to do, with the population we have and what we might be able to do with some new bricks and mortars," says Baldwin.
Ken Hall is in charge of keeping the field mowed. But there is more pressure this time around because the world will likely be viewing his work.
"I hope they don't forget us," says Hall. "I hope they remember us because there is a lot of things that we need... With the school and the town itself."
During the New Hampshire primary, both Senators Clinton and Obama split the democratic vote in Unity-- 107 a piece. The event is aimed at bridging that divide both here, and across the country. And there probably could NOT be a more fitting place than this small town.
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