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Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States and is the first African American to be president. He was born on August 4, 1961 in Honolulu, HI. He and Michelle have been married for 21 years. They have two daughters, Malia Ann 16 and Natasha 13. His father was from Kenya and his mother is from Kansas. His grandfather used to serve in Patton’s army and his grandmother worked her way from the secretarial pool to become vice president at a local bank. This is his second year running as president. You can only run for president two times. You can be president for four years and when and after the four years are up he will no longer be president. Other people will try to become president when he steps down. In 1996, President Barrack Obama was first elected to the Illinois state senate. Nelson Mandela was born in 1918 and died in 2013 at the age of 95. He was the former South African President and activist. He was a member of the African National Congress party beginning in the 1940’s. Rolihlahla Mandela was born into the Madiba clan in Mvezo, Transkei on July 19, 1918. He graduated from the University of South Africa. When he got old he had white hair and a little bit of gray in the back. Soon, Nelson Mandela began his studies for his bachelor of arts. He was 9 years old when his father died in 1927. In his 20’s he was actively involved in the anti-apartheid movement. Mandela’s full name is Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela and he died in Johannesburg, South Africa. Barrack Obama and Nelson Mandela are great people. They have done many things for this country. They both are men. Barrack Obama is still alive and Nelson Mandela is dead. They both were presidents. Obama has two daughters. His wife’s name is Michelle Obama. Nelson Mandela was tribute by Barrack Obama. Nelson Mandela inspired many people around the world. 30 years ago, Obama heard about Nelson…...

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