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Barack Hussein Obama
Forty-Fourth U.S. President


January 20, 2009 - Present

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Joseph Biden

FIRST LADY

Michelle Obama

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The son of a White American Woman and a Black native of Kenya, Africa, Barack Obama became the FIRST member of non-white ethnicity to become President.


BORN:  August 4, 1961
     PLACE: Honolulu, Hawaii
CHILDREN: Two Daughters: Malia Ann and Natasha ("Sasha")
PROFESSION:  Attorney - Community Organizer
POLITICAL PARTY:  Democrat
HOME STATE:  Illinois
POLITICAL OFFICES:  Illinois State Legislator/1st Term Illinois U.S. Senator
NICKNAME:  Called "Barry" in his youth, he later preferred to be called Barack
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."
"If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress."
"It took a lot of blood, sweat and tears to get to where we are today, but we have just begun. Today we begin in earnest the work of making sure that the world we leave our children is just a little bit better than the one we inhabit today."

Barack Obama

 

 

 

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