Here - linked - and from the SEC's Edgar database is the original Herbalife IPO prospectus. This document was filed on 1 October 2004.
Remember back then. George Bush was President yet to win his second term. Barrack Obama was a Illinois State Senator and you needed to be a political junkie to have heard of him. Almost nobody could have identified his family in a photo.
And so - lurking - unnoticed in the prospectus - is this photo presumably representing Herbalife customers or distributors:
The photo is there - you can go check it.
It occupied my mind for a while - but it is alas not the First Family much as I wish it were. It is just one of life's little coincidences.
Then of course I may be wrong. Been wrong before. Appearances might not be deceiving...
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