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Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance by Barack Obama
Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance

LOrain, January 1, 2010

I think this book changed how I think about race and a persons ability to change society. The fact that Obama was able to write this book played an enormous role in his ability to get elected. I wouldn't have felt as confident supporting him if I hadn't read his story. He is an excellent communicator, but he mature understanding of himself and his place in the world show him to be wiser than most any other politician.
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