The Obamas

I still remember the night he won, like it was yesterday. The entire family gathered around the television in my aunts living room, nervously awaiting the results of the  2008 election.  State by state, we held our collective breath waiting for Barack Obama to be declared the winner.  Once he hit the magic number  of 270, we jumped and screamed with great excitement.  Both the old and new generation beamed with pride at our newly elected 44th African-American President Barack Hussein Obama. Our excitement reached fever pitch once Michelle, Malia…

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