Barack Obama became the first African American president of the United States and made a lot of important changes during his time in office. Before he made history fighting for health care, the environment, and civil rights, he was a smart kid who knew he wanted to help others. He worked hard to become a lawyer, a senator, and then the president, all so that he could change people's lives for the better. Explore how Barack went from being a young boy growing up in Hawaii to one of the most celebrated leaders in the world. How will his extraordinary journey inspire you?