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Barack Obama (born 1961), American politician and writer of the memoir "Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance" (1995).

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Cannot understand part from 'Dreams from My Father' by Barack Obama

The following part from Barack Obama's Dreams from My Father I cannot understand and it relates to history and some figures. These people, per my Wiki search, were influential in literature; but the ...
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What does Obama mean by "running strain of innocence" in "Dreams from My Father"?

The introduction to Barack Obama's memoir Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance (1995) contains the passage: And yet what strikes me most when I think about the story of my family ...
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