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					  Barack Obama
Student Name: Sean Thompson
Who is Barack Obama?
             Barack Hussein Obama II born
                 August 4, 1961
             Barack Obama was born at the
              Kapi'olani Medical Center for
              Women & Children in Honolulu,
              Hawaii to Barack Hussein Obama
              Sr., and Ann Dunham, a White
              American from Wichita.
             His parents met in 1960 while
              attending the University of
              Hawaii. The couple married
              February 2, 1961; they
              separated when Obama was
              two years old and
              subsequently divorced in
              1964.Obama's father returned
              to Kenya and saw his son only
              once more before dying in an
              car Accident. His Mother died
              of Ovarian Cancer in 1995.
EARLY LIFE    A graduate of Columbia
               University and Harvard Law
               School, he became the first
               African American to serve as
               president of the Harvard Law
               Review.
              Obama worked as a
               Community organizer and
               practiced as a Civil Rights
               attorney before serving three
               terms in the Illinois Senate
               from 1997 to 2004.
              He taught Constitutional law
               the University of Chicago Law
               School from 1992 to 2004.
FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT
             • His an American Politician
                 and the winner of the
                 Presidential Election of
                 November. 4,2008.
             •    He is expected to take
                 office as the Forty-Fourth
                 President of the United
                 States on January 20,
                 2009.

				
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