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From Kansas to Washington, Barack Obama's 'Story'

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Family PortraitRuth's DeathObama OpiyoFrom KenyaStanley AnnFriendly BluebirdsMercer Island GirlsPetram's 10 Cent StoreAs a ToddlerKindergartenReligionBarack Obama Sr.Lolo, Ann, Barry and MayaIn IndonesiaWith His Father5th GradeAnn, an AnthropologistVarsityBasketballHis NameHomeroomA Product of Randomness

Friendly Bluebirds

When her father, a furniture salesman, moved the family to Vernon, Texas, Stanley Ann (far left) attended 3rd and 4th grades at Hawkins Elementary School, where she joined the Friendly Bluebirds troop.

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