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obamagoodluckcharms.jpgWhat do a Hindu monkey god, a Madonna and child, and a gambler’s chit have in common?

They are just some of the tiny good luck trinkets that soon-to-be-president Barack Obama carries with him. They are charms that have been gifted by people he met on the campaign trail and they serve as a reminder of those he wishes to help.

Surprisingly, the one thing missing is a tiny cross–unless that’s worn around the neck.

Check out more lucky charms that John McCain and Hillary Clinton carry with them across the nation, available for viewing at Times.com.

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