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Barack Obama is the President of the USA. He was in Hawaii in 1961 to a Kenyan father and American mother. His parents and his mother married an Indonesian man, Obama lived in Indonesia between the of six to ten, before returning to Hawaii in 1972. He his way through college with the of scholarships and student and went on to Harvard Law School.

Barack’s story is the American story — from the heartland, a -class upbringing in a strong family, hard work and education as the of getting , and the conviction that a life so should be lived in to others. At Harvard, he became the African—American president of the Harvard Law Review. After , he taught law at the University of Chicago.

Obama as State Senator for Illinois between 1997 and 2004. He was to the U.S. Senate in 2004, winning by a . This made him a star in the Democratic Party. He was a strong of the Iraq War. His presidential was the first to make full use of media. His “Yes, we can” helped him become America’s first African American president in 2009.

Obama’s term in office with the global financial of 2008. He one of America’s worst ever economies. In 2009 he the Nobel Peace Prize. He introduced major to America’s healthcare system and sought a taxation system. He began the withdrawal from Afghanistan and Iraq. He also authorized the mission that led to the death of Osama Bin Laden. He was re-elected for a second in November, 2012.

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