10 Photos of a 26 Year old Barack Obama Connecting with his African Roots

In 1987 Barack Obama at the age of 26 visited his father’s homeland for the first time. 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.

obama with relatives in kenya

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obama in africa

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obama family happy

 

obama carrying a sack africa

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obama looking good with family

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obama alone africa

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obama africa kenya

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obama with his paternal grandmother

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obama with friends africa

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