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At the very minimum, parts of Obama's family are muslim.

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Submitted by Dale Ehrgott (United States), Jan 8, 2008 at 23:21

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Auma and Barack Obama share the same father – the late Barack Hussein Obama Sr., who had abandoned a pregnant wife and child when he met the Illinois senator's mother Ann, a white woman from Kansas, while studying in Hawaii. Barack Obama Jr. was 2 when his father left his new family to study at Harvard.

His father, who at the time was a practicing Muslim, was a member of the Luo tribe in Kenya, one of some 45 tribes there.

It was Auma who reintroduced her younger brother, Barack, to his ancestral village in Kenya in 1995. Their 83-year-old grandmother, Sarah, still lives there. During a return trip to the village last year, Obama opened a school – the Senator Obama School.

Obama has another half-sister in Hawaii and five surviving half-brothers scattered across the globe, including older brother Abongo "Roy" Obama, a Muslim convert.

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