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

As a Toddler

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As a Toddler

A young Barry Obama with his tricycle in Honolulu, Hawaii. An American raised by white relatives, the president grew up in a place "where being hapa -- half and half -- was almost the norm."

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