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Obama's Ex-Girlfriend on Their Relationship

At this point, it's hard to picture President Obama with anyone besides his wife of 19 years and first lady, Michelle. Except, that is, if you know firsthand what it was like to date him back when "guarded," "controlled," and "reserved" 20 something. The journals of Genevieve Cook, who met Obama at a Christmas Party in 1983 when he was just out of Columbia University, were obtained by David Maraniss of The Washington Post and used in his biography, Barack Obama: The Story (out next month by Simon & Schuster).
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