By Stephen Krensky
Loaded with archival images and outstanding evidence, the DK Biography sequence introduces younger readers to a couple of history's best and influential characters. From his formative years in Hawaii and Indonesia, to his paintings as a neighborhood organizer in Chicago, to his first months within the Oval workplace, DK Biography: Barack Obama tells the tale of the forty fourth president of the U.S..
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At first, nobody trusted him. He was an outsider, after all, not one of their own. But his boss was quick to give him some advice: If Barack wanted to make a connection with these people, he had to look below the surface. ” Gradually, after months of hard work, Barack came to be accepted. ” The more experience he got, the more he learned about the backgrounds of the community members. Many of them were from other parts of Chicago—but wherever they were from, they were used to oppression. It no longer surprised them.
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When he lived, he would just give to 4BSBI0CBNB everyone who asked him. ” As Barack took in the details around him, he noticed something familiar about them. In Aunt Jane’s apartment, he observed “the (c) 2011 Dorling Kindersley. All Rights Reserved. ” It reminded him of the apartments he’d seen in Altgeld—and of the people he had seen in them.