The Obamas

President Barack Obama and Mrs. Michelle Obama returned to private life following the inauguration of the 45th President on January 20, 2017. Both are very involved in the creation of the Obama Presidential Center, which will be constructed in Jackson Park in Chicago, Illinois.

President Barack Obama

Barack Obama served as the 44th President of the United States from 2009 to 2017. At his inauguration to the presidency in 2009, Barack Obama was the first African-American to serve as President of the United States.

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First Lady Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama served as First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017. During her tenure as First Lady, Michelle Obama founded the Let’s Move! and Joining Forces initiatives, while also planting the Kitchen Garden on the White House grounds.

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The First Family’s Residence

“The White House is The People's House. Michelle and I and the girls, we understand that we're here for a limited time, and we're here because we have this incredible privilege of serving the American people and looking after them and what they are concerned about.” — President Obama

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