June 23, 2012

10 Rare Photographs from Barack Obama's First Trip to Africa in 1987

Barack Obama at the age of 26 visited his father’s homeland of Kenya for the first time in 1987. He met his brothers, sisters and grandmother and later he said, the visit was to transform his life. The images below come from that trip to connect with his African roots. What a transformation from an unknown young African man to the leader of the free world.


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