Obama to adapt memoir 'Dreams From My Father' for young readers
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Former President ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaBill Maher, Isiah Thomas score over the NFL's playing of 'Black national anthem' Democrats confront 'Rubik's cube on steroids' White House debates vaccines for air travel MORE is adapting his bestselling memoir for a younger audience.

The ex-commander in chief's publisher announced Wednesday that it will release a new edition of Obama's 1995 book, "Dreams From My Father," for young readers.

The book will feature a different cover than the original and a new introduction, photos and a family tree when it's released in October.


“The young man you meet in these pages is flawed and full of yearning, asking questions of himself and the world around him, learning as he goes," Obama, 59, wrote in an excerpt of the book's introduction released by Random House Children's Books.

"I know now, of course, that this was just the beginning for him. If you’re lucky, life provides you with a good long arc. I hope that my story will encourage you to think about telling your story, and to value the stories of others around you. The journey is always worth taking. Your answers will come," Obama added.

The 44th president appears to be taking a literary cue from his wife — former first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaWe must mount an all-country response to help our Afghan allies Obamas, Bushes and Clintons joining new effort to help Afghan refugees Bidens, former presidents mark 9/11 anniversary MORE released a young readers edition of her multimillion-selling autobiography, "Becoming," in March.