Barack Obama II called as one of the strongest persons in the whole world..
He was born in Aug. 4 1961, in Honululu, Hawaii. His father name was also Barack Obama, Sr. was born of Luo ethnicity in Nyanza Province, Kenya. He grew up herding goats with his own father, who was a domestic servant to the British. Although reared among Muslims, Obama, Sr., became an atheist at some point.
Obama's mother, Ann Dunham, grew up in Wichita, Kansas. Her father worked on oil rigs during the dipression. After the Japenese attack on Pearl Harbour, he singed up for service in World War II and marched across Europe in patton's army. Dunham's mother went to work on a bomber assembly line. After the war, they studied on the G.I Bill. bought a house through the federal programs, & moved to Hawaii.
Meantime, Baarack's father had won a scholarship that allowed him to leave Kenya pursue his dreams in Hawaii. At the time of his birth, Obama's parents were students at the East-West Center of the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Obama's parents sepreated when he was two years old & later divorced. Obam;s fateher went to Havard to pursue Ph.D. studies & then returned to Kenya.
His mother married Lolo Soetoro another East-West Center Student from Indonesia. In 1967, the family moved to jakarta where Obama's half-sister Maya Soetoro Ng was born Obama attened schools in Jakarta, where classes were taughted in Indonesian language. In his early days Barack known as 'Barry'. Four years later when Barack was ten, he returned to Hawaii to live with his material grandparents, Madelyn & Stanley Dunham, & later his mother(who was died of ovarian cancer in 1995).
He was enrolled in the fifth grade at esteemed Punahou Academy, graduating with honors in 1979. He was only one three black students at the school. This is where obama first became consious of racism & what it meant to be an African-American.
In his memoir, Obama described how he struggled to reconcile social perception of his multiracial heritage. He saw his biological father(who died in 1989 in car accident) only once (in 1971) after his parents divorced. And he admitted using School marijuana & cocaine during his teenage years.
After high school, Obama studied at Occidental College at Los Angeles for two years. He then transferred to Columbia University in New York, graduating in 1983 with a degree in political science.
After working at Buisness International Corporation & NYPIRG, Obama moved to Chicago in 1985. There he worked as a community organizer with low-income residents in Chicago's Roseland community & the Altgeld Gardens public housing developement on th city's south side.
It was during this time that Obama, who said he,"was not raised in a religious household,"joined the Trinity United Church of Christ. He also visited relatives in Kenya, which inlcuded an emtional visits to graves of his father & parental Grandfather.......
This is only I know about Barack Obama but main point to write this blog is that, Barack is my inspiration of me.....................