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By Jane Sutcliffe

Describes the lifetime of our forty fourth president from his beginning to a mom from Kansas and a father from Kenya, via his early life, and school years, and his paintings as a group organizer in Chicago to his access into politics as a country senator and his meteoric upward push to the presidency and inauguration because the first African American U.S. president.

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The votes had been counted. Barack had made history. He would be the first African American president of the United States. 41 Barack and his family wave to a cheering crowd. Barack gave a victory speech on the night he won the election. Across the United States, people cheered. Some cried or screamed for joy. People around the world shared the excitement. Barack, the president-elect, spoke to a huge crowd in Chicago. People around the world watched on television. ” 42 Oops, Mr. President! Barack actually took the oath of office twice.

Six-yearold Malia turned to her father. ” she asked. It was a question a lot of people were asking. 35 5 “A Politics of Hope” A spotlight seemed to be shining on the new senator. After his big speech, people all over the country wanted to hear him speak. Television reporters wanted to interview him. Over and over, he heard the same question. Would he run for president? He kept saying no. 36 Barack just wanted to think about his new job. He was used to worrying about the problems of one state. Trying to solve the problems of a country was a much bigger task.

People were always getting it wrong, he said. ” 32 The Democratic National Convention gave Barack the chance to be seen and heard around the world. Most of the politicians at the convention were well known. But few people had ever heard of Barack Obama. So Barack told them his story. He told them about his father from Kenya and his mother from Kansas. He told them about the hopes they had had for their son. Other politicians focused on what divided Americans. Barack talked about what they all shared—the same hopes and dreams his parents and grandparents had had.

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