posted on Apr, 28 2011 @ 02:50 PM
Wikipedia says the father was born in 1936. If you add 25 years to that you get 1961. That matches the birth certificate.
He was the senator from Illinois in the US and an embryonic statesman. He was in Kenya primarily to experience the pristine environment of the
remote village of Nyang’oma Kogelo in Siaya District of western Kenya where his father, Barack Obama Sr — the man he met only once in his life in
1971 — was born 62 years earlier; and to introduce his young family to the simpler ways of life, away from the opulence and grandeur of a developed
The majority of Kenyans did not know who Obama Jr really was; nor had they known his father who had left the country in the early 1960s at the age of
23 to study in the US, and who had died at a relatively young age.
He died at age 46, according to Wikipedia, in 1982. The Nation news is the one that doesn't match. Born 62 years earlier from when? 1971? That
wouldn't have made him "relatively young" when dying in 1982, that would have made him born in 1909, which would have made him 73 at age of
If they mean 62 years earlier than 2006, that puts his birth year 1944, wikipedia says born 1936. If he was born in 1944, he would have been 17 when
he had Barrack.
n September 1959, Obama Sr. enrolled at the University of Hawaii at Manoa in Honolulu as the university's first African foreign student
I don't think he would have been allowed to enter into university at 15 years old.
I think the Nation news has their dates wrong.