Holy orphan POTUS Batman!
An immigration document has revealed that the parents of US President Barack Obama had plans to put their unborn child for adoption to the Salvation Army.
Just a few months before Obama was born, his father Barack Obama Sr was under inspection from immigration officials who suspected him of bigamy.
During an interview in Hawaii in 1961, the then 24-year-old revealed that he had divorced his first wife in Kenya and that his new wife Ann Dunham was five months’ pregnant.
In fact, Lyle H. Dahling, an administrator in the Honolulu immigration office, wrote in 1961 that Dunham was actually planning to give away the baby to the army.
“Subject got his USC [United States citizen] wife Hapai [Hawaiian for pregnant] and although they were married they do not live together and Miss Dunham is making arrangements with the Salvation Army to give the baby away,’’ the Telegraph quoted Dahling as saying.
Why was this detail about President Obama’s past not revealed previously??
Though most of the memo had been published earlier, the passage regarding adoption had been snipped off. But now the memo is entire obtained, thanks to Sally Jacob’s request under Right to Information.
Former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs told Jacobs that Obama, who was completely unaware of his mother’s plan of putting him up for adoption, was ‘absolutely convinced that she did not’.
Apparently Ms. Jacobs has written a book about the POTUS father and wanted to investigate the whole story.
Can you imagine how Ann Dunham would have felt if she gave away the future POTUS?!?
Good save Annie.
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