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Barack Obama: A Photo History

The candidate from his childhood years to the national stage

Barack Obama Timeline: 1960's - Baseball Bat

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Barack Obama playing baseball circa the Sixties.

Barack Obama Timeline: January 20, 2009: Obama Waves at Bush's Helicopter

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January 20, 2009

President Barack Obama waves alongside his wife, Michelle, and US Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, as former US President George W. Bush and his wife, Laura, leave the US Capitol on January 20, 2009.

Barack Obama Timeline: January 20, 2009: Obama Waves to Crowd

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January 20, 2009

U.S President Barack Obama waves after giving his inaugural address during his inauguration as the 44th President of the United States of America on the West Front of the Capitol January 20, 2009 in Washington, DC.

Innaugural Celebrations 2009: Obama and Michelle N-Hood ball dancing

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January 20, 2009

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama dance with guests at the Neighborhood Ball on January 20, 2009 at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.

Innaugural Celebrations 2009: Obama and Michelle N-Hood ball

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January 20, 2009

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama dance with guests at the Neighborhood Ball on January 20, 2009 at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.

Innaugural Celebrations 2009: Obama and Michelle LIGHT

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January 20, 2009

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama dance to the sounds of Beyonce at the Neighborhood Ball on January 20, 2009 in Washington, DC.

Barack Obama Timeline: January 21, 2009: First Day

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January 21, 2009

President Barack Obama talks on the phone in the Oval Office of the White House on the morning of January 21, 2009 in Washington, DC.

Barack Obama Timeline: January 21, 2009: First Day - Rahm Emmanuel

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January 21, 2009

President Barack Obama talks with White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel in the Oval Office of the White House in the morning January 21, 2009 in Washington, DC.

Barack Obama Timeline: January 21, 2009: First Day ENTERS the white house

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January 21, 2009

President Barack Obama enters the Oval Office of the White House on the first complete day of his administration on January 21, 2009.

Barack Obama Timeline: January 21, 2009: First day greeting visitors

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January 21, 2009

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet visitors in the Blue Room during an open house at the White House in Washington, DC, January 21, 2009.

Barack Obama Timeline: January 21, 2009: First Day-Press

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January 21, 2009

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden speak to the press on January 21, 2009 in Washington, DC.

Barack Obama Timeline: January 21, 2009: REOATHE

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January 21, 2009

Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. administers the oath of office to President Barack Obama a second time in the Map Room of the White House January 21, 2009 in Washington, DC.

Innaugural Celebrations 2009: Obama and Michelle Home States

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January 21, 2009

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama take center-stage for a dance during the Southern Regional Inaugural Ball at the DC Armory in Washington, DC, early January 21, 2009.

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