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Parents of Barack Obama


Barack Obama's parents are Barack Obama, Sr., and Ann Dunham. Since Barack Obama Sr. left the family when Barack Obama Junior was only 2, it is important to learn who helped in raising him. Most important figures in Barack Obama's upbringing were his mother, Ann, his stepfather, Lolo Soetoro, and his maternal grandparents Stanley and Madelyn Dunham. Both Barack Obama's parents are dead. Both died relatively young. Ann from ovarian cancer at 52 and Obama Senior in a car crash at 46. Barack Obama's stepfather Lolo Soetoro died of liver ailment at 51. Stanley Dunham died in at 70. The only living relative who was effectively one of Barack Obama's parents, is his grandmother Madelyn. Read detailed biographies of Barack Obama's parents at these pages: Barack Obama's father: Barack Obama Sr., Barack Obama's mother: Ann dunham.



NBC Nightly News covers Barack Obama's parents

Talking with the Senator about his childhood and the legacy of his parents in his life today.




Timeline of Barack Obama's Mother: Ann Dunham


Timeline of Barack Obama's Father: Barack Obama Sr.


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2008 DNC: Hillary Clinton Speech in which she asks her supporters to vote for Barack Obama


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