Barack Obama

By:Eliseo Gutierrez

Early life about Barrack Obama

Obama was born on August 4, 1961, in Honolulu, Hawaii. His mother was Ann Durham and his father was Barrack Obama Sr. While he lived with his grandparents he got enrolled to esteemed Punahou Academy . He was good in Basketball and graduated with honors in 1979, as one of the only three black students at the school. He became conscious of racism and what it meant to be a african american. Obama strugged with the absence of his father, who saw only once more after his parents divorced. Ten years later in his father was in a bad car accident. Later on he was involved in another car accident which he lost he his father on November 24, 1982 obama was 21 at that time. After highschool he studied at occidental college for two years. And then later he transferred to Columbia university graduating in 1983 with a degree in political science. After working in business sector for two years obama moved to Chicago.
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Obama career and becoming president

He entered in Harvard and the next year he joined the law firm and with a young lawer Michelle Robinson and started dating. Later he entered Illinois politics then he published an autobiography called dreams from my father: a story of race inheritance. Later on he went to run for U.S. Senate then thats when obama and made a second book. In 2008 he made headlines when he announced democratic presidential nomination. Then months past and he won the election beating john McCain and Barack Obama became the first African american to become president. In 2009 he was awarded with the nobel peace prize. In 2012 he was reelected for president.
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