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Obama Reunites With Half-Sister In Kenya

<span>President Barack Obama (R) is greeted by his half-sister Auma (2-L) on July 24, 2015 at Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta Airport
President Barack Obama (R) is greeted by his half-sister Auma (2-L) on July 24, 2015 at Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta Airport after he arrived for the start of his two-day state visit.

President Barack Obama was greeted in Nairobi, Kenya, by his half-sister Auma Obama.

Auma Obama met the president at Jomo Kenyatta Airport, where he arrived ahead of a two-day visit. Obama was also greeted by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and other top officials from the country.

Obama dined with other members of his family upon arriving in Kenya, including his step-grandmother and other family members, according to Reuters.

This is Obama's first presidential visit to Kenya, where his father was born.

President Barack Obama sits alongside his step-grandmother, Mama Sarah (L) and half-sister Auma Obama (R), during a gathering
President Barack Obama sits alongside his step-grandmother, Mama Sarah (L) and half-sister Auma Obama (R), during a gathering of family at his hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, July 24, 2015. Obama arrived in the Kenyan capital Nairobi late Friday, making his first visit to the country of his father's birth since his election as president. Obama was greeted by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta with a handshake and embrace as he stepped off Air Force One, at the start of a weekend visit during which he will address an entrepreneurship summit and hold talks on trade and investment, counter-terrorism, democracy and human rights.
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