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Barack Obama Wins Election: History is Made

By Marsh G.
South Carolina, Age 11

On January, 2009, our newest President, Barack Obama, was sworn in as the President of the United States. He is the first African-American President the United States has ever had. President Obama is from Illinois, like former President Abraham Lincoln. Like Lincoln, President Obama likes to see fairness given to African-Americans. President Obama has a wife named Michelle and two daughters named Sasha and Maria. They are very excited to be moving in the White House. I'm sure President Obama is very proud to be the first black President of the United States. I know all African-Americans around the country are happy to see an African-American finally stand up as President.