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Barack Obama was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was often teased in grade school, and he worked at Baskin-Robbins as a teenager. He was the first black president of the Harvard Law Review. In 1985, he worked on the Develop... More »

President Barack Obama, born in 1961 in Honolulu, is of blended heritage, with his father having been born in Kenya and his mother in Kansas. His parents met at the University of Hawaii's Manoa campus where they were bot... More »

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Michelle Obama attended Princeton University, where she graduated cum laude with a degree in Sociology in 1985. She learned to read by the age of four and was able to skip second grade as a result. More »

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