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Submitted by Cary (United States), Aug 23, 2008 at 16:43

Hi,

I had always heard this, but I've never seen it mentioned in maintstream media, that, when Barack Obama became a Congressman, he took his oath of office using the Koran, not the BIble. Perhaps it was when he was a state congressman in Illinois. Either way, has anyone heard anything about that? Surely there is some record of it? Please respond to my email if you've heard/read that. Thanks,

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