Some interesting facts about Barack Obama:
# His name means "one who is blessed" in Swahili.
# He won a Grammy in 2006 for the audio version of his memoir, "Dreams from My Father."
# He can bench press an impressive 200 pounds.
# He and his wife, Michelle, made $4.2 million last year, with much coming from sales of his books.
# On his desk, he keeps a carving of a wooden hand holding an egg, a Kenyan symbol of the fragility of life.