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Barack Obama

Barack Hussein Obama II, born August 4, 1961, is the 44th and current President of the United States, and the first black US president. He defeated Republican rival John McCain in the general election of 2008, and was inaugurated as president on January 20, 2009. Obama was named the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize laureate in October 2009. He was re-elected president in November 2012, defeating Republican nominee Mitt Romney. 

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PUBLISHED : Sunday, 21 April, 2013, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 21 April, 2013, 6:25am

We welcome people from all around the world, people of every faith, every ethnicity

US President Barack Obama, after it emerged the Boston bombers were ethnic Chechens

 

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This will be quite emotional but I have to concentrate. It will not be easy when you see so many friends around

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