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The Praise 94.5 Family wants to shine the spotlight on the 44th President of The United States Barack Obama on his 56th Birthday Today!!!

About

44th president of the United States and the first African-American president. He became known for his economic stimulus legislation and healthcare reform.

Before Fame

He spent four years in Jakarta as a child where he learned to speak Indonesian and was introduced to dog meat, snake meat, and roasted grasshopper. He later taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago from 1992 until 2004.

Trivia

He served three terms in the 13th District of the Illinois Senate from 1997 until 2004. He ran for the United States House of Representatives in 2000, but was defeated.

Family Life

His mother was born in Kansas and his father was born in Kenya. They married in Hawaii in 1961 and separated later that year. He married Michelle Obama in October 1992 and had two daughters, Malia and Sasha.

 

 

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