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President Obama Turns 51

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President Barack Obama, August 2, 2012.

President Barack Obama, August 2, 2012.

U.S. President Barack Obama turned 51 years old Saturday.

The president celebrated his birthday by playing a round of golf at Andrews Air Force Base near Washington. He is leaving later Saturday for a quiet weekend at Camp David, the presidential retreat.

The president's birthday celebrations continue into next weekend, when he will hold several birthday-themed campaign fundraisers in Chicago.

One of the fundraisers will be held at his Chicago home.

Some information for this report was provided by AP.