How President Obama Is Celebrating His Birthday

President Obama kicks off his 51st birthday with golf and down time at Camp David.

President Barack Obama kicked off his 51st birthday weekend in full relaxation mode. He played a round of golf this morning at Andrews Air Force Base, then headed to Camp David with his family.

We don’t know what the First Family has planned for birthday gifts, but at a campaign rally on Thursday in Florida the president joked about his birthday wish list.

“Winning Florida wouldn’t be a bad birthday present,” he said.

Check out the birthday wishes ESSENCE readers had for the president below!

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President Obama celebrates his 51st birthday today, and ESSENCE readers have a lot to say to him. Entertainment Editor Yolanda Sangweni asked readers in New York to share their birthday wishes for POTUS. Here's what they had to say.


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