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Submitted by M Saleem Chaudhry (United States), May 2, 2008 at 22:38

... " I've been always a Christian.I have never been a Muslim except carrying a Muslim name." Just in support of their ...rationalization ...have quoted half dozen different Asian journalists and some old friends ,teachers and class mates of Obama, from early childhood till he became 10 years and left for Hawaii to join his maternal grand parents.

While quoting his early school record from grade one to 3 in Indonesia, living with his step father, a Muslim, what do they expect to find except that he will be registered with Muslim name as Barry Soetoro as per local law there. If he had to live with Muslim step father,will it be surprising if goes to Koran class or once week to mosque for Juma prayers?

The question should be did his mother or her parents with whom he grew most of his boyhood and adult life, left Christianity for Islam? So when Maya,Obama's step sister says ,"our whole family was Muslim", she means her paternal family and not maternal. ...

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