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Fondness for deceased father and paternal heritage

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Submitted by andromeda (United States), Oct 5, 2008 at 02:59

I think that most people in Obama's situation would feel the need to somehow connect with his deceased father and ancestral paternal heritage -- possibly to the point of being obsessed with it to find answers to who they are -- not having the privilege of personally knowing their own biological father. Some people don't even wonder....but everyone is different. For all we know, Islam COULD be "glorified" by Obama.

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