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Barack Obama Ryan L. and Dylan H. Mrs. Hart 4 th Grade
Early Life and Family Barack Hussein Obama Jr. was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on August 4, 1961. Barack was multiracial, which means his mother was white and his father was black. His mother filed for a divorce with his father in 1964. When he was 10 his real father visited him. His mother was from Kansas and his father was from the African Nation of Kenya Moved to Jakarta, Indonesia (Time unknown) Barack was raised by his grandparents most of his life.
Education Barack Hussein Obama left Indonesia to attend a school in Hawaii, Punahou School. People were mean to him at first until his real father came to talk more about his life and Barack’s life. Barack went to Occidental College until he got a scholarship for Columbia University He graduated from Columbia University in 1983.
Interests and Hobbies Barack Obama was really into basketball He was also into politics He was really interested in his father Barack Obama Sr.
Hardships and Problems Since Barack was black he had it hard He could not get into a school right away His stepfather died in 1987 Mother died of cancer in 1995 when she was 52
Accomplishments Community Organizer Intern First black to receive Harvard Law Review president. Got a Civil Rights job Lawyer Teacher at University of Chicago 1 st black president Served 2 terms
Interesting Facts Barack’s mother died the same year his first autobiography came out - 1995 Met Michelle when he was an intern - she was his advisor Selected by presidential candidate John Kerry to deliver the Keynote address at the Democratic National Convention Barack called his grandma, “Toot” and his grandfather, “Gramps”.
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