Yep, you heard that right? On a Dutch newspaper they're claiming that Barack Obama's great-great grandfather, Jelle Obbema emigrated from the
Netherlands (the province Friesland) to Kenya to go into the peppermint business. He had numerous children, all or most of which where named after
him, Obbema. Later on that name was changed to Obama.
They're also claiming that "yes we can!" is the Obbema family slogan in Frysian "ja wy kinne!".
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