Obama’s father: Surprises in his U.S. “alien” file, Boston Globe reports

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Boston Globe reporter Sally Jacobs–author of a new book about President Obama’s father–reveals in the Boston Globe that in 1961–the year Obama was born–his father, Kenyan student Barack H. Obama–told U.S. immigration officials–concerned that he had two wives–that his baby would be put up for adoption. Read the fascinating story here.

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