President Barack Hussein Obama

Facts About our Leader! By:Bella

Barack Hussein Obama

Barack Hussein Obama was born on August 4th 1961 in Honolulu,Hawaii. He was raised by his grandmother and grandfather. He never dreamed to be a president like he is now,( the 44th) he just dreamed to help the world. He wanted to provide universal health care. He wanted to increase energy independence. And as kind as he is he wanted to promote hope and change. That is a pretty big and adventurous job for just a little kid to dream! Well the saying is,"You dream it, you live it."After collage he moved to Chicago where he worked with a group to try to rebuild communites. After,he attended law school where he became the first African-American president of Harvard Law Review. Upon graduation he went back to Chicago to help lead a voter registration drive, to teach constitutional law at University of Chicago, and remain very active in his own community. The Illinois state Senate, he passed the first major ethics reform in 25 years, cut taxes for most working families, and also expanded health care for parents and their children. President Barack Obama also locked up the world's most dangerous weapons, and brang transparency to government by putting federal spending online.Barack Hussein Obama is not only the leader of our country, but the leader of a loving wife, Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama, and two beautiful daughters, Sasha, 11 and Malia, 14. I bet they enjoy having him as a leader of their family!

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