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Coach Calipari's Facebook photo with Hillary Clinton goes viral

John Calpari's social-media post from Sunday is going viral. (Source: Facebook.com) John Calpari's social-media post from Sunday is going viral. (Source: Facebook.com)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - What do you get when you post a photo of one of Kentucky's most recognized sports figures with a well-known politician?

If you're basketball coach John Calipari, a viral Facebook post.

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The University of Kentucky coach added a photo (at right) of himself with Hillary Clinton over the weekend, and Facebook commenters have gone into full-court press mode.

By 11 a.m. Monday, the post -- just 16 hours old -- had gotten more than 7,500 likes and 1,300 comments, and had been shared 234 times.

Calipari has quite the following on social media, including 482,000 Facebook fans and 1.27 million Twitter followers.

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