Barack Obama

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  • Barack's Parents Marry

    Ann Dunham and Barack Obama, Sr. married on February 2, 1961.
  • Obama's Birth Date

    Barack Obama was born on this day in Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Barack's Parents Divorce

    Barack's parents got a divorce in March, 1964
  • Barack Goes to a Good School

    Obama enrolled in the Punahou Academy, a very good school, doing very well in basketball and graduating with academic honors in 1979.
  • Barack Obama, Sr.'s Accident

    He was involved in a serious car accident, losing both of his legs as a result. He was confined to a wheelchair after that. He also lost his job.
  • Barack Obama Sr.'s More Serious Accident

    In 1982, Obama Sr. was involved in another car accident while traveling in Nairobi. This time, however, the crash was fatal. Obama Sr. died on November 24, 1982
  • Obama goes to Harvard University

    He entered Harvard Law School in 1988. The next year, he met Michelle Robinson, an associate at the Chicago law firm of Sidley Austin. She was assigned to be Obama's adviser during a summer internship at the firm, and not long after, the couple began dating (P.S. She's Michelle Obama). Obama graduated in 1991.
  • Barack and Michelle Marry

    On October 3, 1992, he and Michelle were married.
  • Barack is elected to Illinois State Senate

    He was elected to the Illinois State Senate in 1996, serving from 1997 to 2004.
  • Barack Obama is Elected to the Presidency of The United States of America

    He also was reelected for the Presidency in 2012
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    Barack Obama's Life