Barack Obama: A life in pictures

Published: Aug 01 2014 02:48:49 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 31 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT

Happy Birthday, Mr. President! Barack Obama turns 53 today. Look back at his life in pictures.

Obama - With Mother
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Obama Presidential Campaign

Barack Hussein Obama was born on Aug. 4, 1961, in Honolulu. He's pictured here with his mother.

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