Barack Obama's Life

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Barack Obama is known as the forty-fourth president of The United States of America and is considered to be a successful man. However, he wasn’t always that way; He also had some good and bad times throughout his life before he was elected. It is those life experiences that make him who he is today. Barack Hussein Obama II was born on August 4, 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii to Barack Obama Sr. and Ann Dunham. His father was from Nyanza Province, Kenya while his mother was from Wichita, Kansas. His parents met at the University of Hawaii at Manoa; where they both went to college and on February 2, 1961 they got married. As a youngster, Obama did not have any relationship with his father; When Barack was still a baby, his father decided to attend Harvard University to pursue a Ph. D and relocated the family to Massachusetts. The marriage of Obama’s parents failed and they divorced in March 1964. Obama Sr. eventually went back to Kenya by himself. Obama’s mother married Lolo Soetoro in 1965, and…show more content…
It was there that Barack’s half-sister, Maya Soetoro Ng, was born in 1970. It was decided that Barack, who was 10 at the time, would live in Hawaii with his maternal grandparents after some incidents happened. Ann and Lolo would join them in Hawaii later on. His biological father died from a car accident on November 24, 1982 and Obama wrote on his book “ At the time of his death, my father remained a myth to me, both more and less than a man.” It was during an emotional visit
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