Birthday special: Barack Obama's family album

Updated: Aug 07, 2016, 23:13
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    Barack Obama is seen as a child with his maternal grandfather Stanley Dunham in Hawaii in an undated family snapshot from the 1960's released by his presidential campaign in 2008. Pic/AFP
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    Barack Obama with his mother Ann Dunham. His mother, Ann Dunham, grew up in Wichita, Kansas, where her father worked on oil rigs during the Great Depression. Pic/AFP
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    Little Obama is seen playing in the ocean as a child. Pic/AFP
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    Obama with his maternal grandmother Madelyn Dunham after his high school graduation in Hawaii in 1979. At the age of 10, Barack was sent back to Hawaii to live with his maternal grandparents. Pic/AFP
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    Obama at Harvard Law School in 1990, where he was the first black president of the Harvard Law Review. He was also elected the first African-American editor of the Harvard Law Review. He graduated from Harvard, magna cum laude, in 1991. Pic/AFP
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    Barack Obama and his wife Michelle, are seen spending Christmas in Hawaii. Pic/AFP
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    With his wife Michelle, and daughters Malia (R) and Sasha (L), Obama is seen waiting for the results of his senate bid on election night on November 2, 2004. Pic/AFP
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    US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama show off their dance moves as they visit with Girl Scouts that are camping overnight on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, June 30, 2015. Pic/AFP
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    Barack Obama puts on a napkin while eating a gumbo with Chairman of Louisiana Recovery Authority Dr Norman Francis (R) during his visit at Dooky Chase restaurant in New Orleans, Louisiana, on February 7, 2008. Pic/AFP
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    US President Barack Obama sits alongside his step-grandmother, Mama Sarah (L) and half-sister Auma Obama (R), during a gathering of family at his hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, July 24, 2015. US President Barack Obama arrived in the Kenyan capital Nairobi late Friday, making his first visit to the country of his father's birth since his election as president. Pic/AFP
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    Barack Obama speaks as his daughters Sasha (L) and Malia (R) look on after pardoning ‘Cheese’ and his alternate Mac both, 20-week old 48-pound Turkeys, during a ceremony at the White House November 26, 2014 in Washington, DC. Pic/AFP
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    He even taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago. Pic/AFP
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U.S President Barack Obama turns 55 years old on August 4. To honour the ocassion, we put together some of his rare family pictures.

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