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Past President - Barack Obama
About Barack Obama
Born: August 4, 1961
Star Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Honolulu Hawaii
Birth name: Barack Hussein Obama
Father: Barack Obama Sr (from
Dunham (from Kansas)
Married: October 3, 1992
Wife (First Lady): Michelle
Honeymoon: Started in San Francisco, then spent a week driving thru' Napa Valley, Big Sur and Carmel.
Daughters: Malia and Sasha
Pets (First Dog) : Bo (Portuguese
Water Dog — a gift from Senator Ted
of Massachusetts). Malia and Sasha
named it Bo; their cousins have a cat name Bo and
First Lady Michelle's
father was nicknamed Diddley (after Bo Diddley).
Barack Obama is left-handed. At
his first Official Signing Ceremony at the Capitol in Washington
President Obama proclaimed, "I'm
a lefty... get used to it!"
a Lefty... and proud of it!" Gifts
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite Sport: Basketball
Favorite Snack: Trail Mix & Pistachio
Favorite Veggie: Spinach & Broccoli
Favorite Fruit: "Cuties" Mandarin
Favorite Food to cook: Chili
Favorite Beverage: Black Forest Berry Honest Tea
Favorite Game: Scrabble
Favorite TV Show: ESPN SportsCenter
Favorite Music: Miles Davis, Bob Dylan, Stevie
Wonder, John Coltrane...
Sci-Fi (yes, he's a Trekkie)
— "Live Long and Prosper!
Ash Grey Hooded Sweatshirt
(Barack Obama Gifts are available in a variety of styles and colors)
Inauguration & Presidential
Barack Obama Gifts
FUN Washington DC Guided Day Tour - includes White House, U.S.
Capitol, Monuments and Memorials
Fun Washington DC Tours
Grammy Award Winner
— Two Spoken Word Awards
Barack Obama has won two spoken word Grammy Awards — one for
each of his two best-selling books.
His first Grammy Award was in 2006 for the audio
version of his book first published in 1995 — "Dreams
from My Father:
A Story of Race and Inheritance" (Audio CD)
In 2008, Obama won his second Grammy for the audiobook
version of his best-seller —
Audacity of Hope:
Thoughts on Reclaiming
the American Dream"
No doubt there will be more best-selling books
in President Obama's future!
Books & DVDs
Learn more about our new President of the United States
Audacity of Hope:
Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream" (Vintage)
from My Father:
A Story of Race and Inheritance" - (Book)
- Barack Obama
O'bama's Irish Roots
We've all heard about Obama's Kenyan and Kansan roots, but did you know that
he is 3% Irish? President O'Bama (as he's referred to in Ireland) visited Moneygall (where he has ancestral roots) in May 2011. Obama's great-great-great-grandfather (Falmouth Kearney) was born and raised in Moneygall — the Irish immigrant (a shoemaker's son) came to the U.S. in 1850 when he was 19. His family line eventually produced Ann Durham (Obama's mother), who was born in Kansas. She married on the Hawaiian Island of Maui and on August 4, 1961, gave birth to a son, (Barack Obama) in Honolulu — and the rest, as they say, is history! Did you know that over 40 million Americans claim they have Irish roots?
no one as Irish as Barack Obama" YouTube Video
Hit music video from the Corrigan Brothers (Hardy Drew & The
no one as Irish as Barack Obama"
YouTube Video - Sing-a-long
Official music video from the Corrigan Brothers. Sing along with karaoke lyrics
and trace Obama's Irish roots.
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