10 Photographs From Barack Obama’s First Trip To Africa

Barack Obama first visited his father’s birthplace of Kenya in 1987, which he later wrote about as a transformational moment in his life. These little-seen images come from that trip of a 26-year-old exploring his family’s roots.

Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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