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Inauguration 2013: View from the Stands view
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The President was often called “Bar” by his grandmother or “Barry”
The President was often called “Bar” by his grandmother or “Barry” by his peers until college where he requested folks start referring to him as Barack. It was a way to assert his identity.
Did you know Barack means “one who is blessed” in Swahili?
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