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Meet the 'chubby boy with the curly hair': New photographs of Barack Obama's childhood
Daily Mail ^ | March 17, 010

Posted on 03/17/2010 3:00:27 PM PDT by COUNTrecount

Grinning happily at the camera, this is Barry Soetoro, the cherubic little boy who went on to become America's first black president.

The charming images taken at a child's birthday party in Jakarta 40 years ago were released as Indonesia prepares to welcome Barack Obama back to the country for the first time since he became president.

The Asia-Pacific tour will also take in Australia and Guam and has been described as an 'extremely important trip' involving 'important partners', a White House spokesman said.

Regional security is expected to be a major focus of the visit.

Ahead of the visit, Mr Obama's former teacher Israella Pareira, described the neighbourhood's reaction to the youngster's arrival.

She said: 'His mother was white, his father was Indonesian, and here was a black, chubby boy with curly hair. It was a big question mark for us.' But if the neighbours were initially curious, it didn't take long for them to accept Mr Obama, his American mother and Indonesian stepfather.

They now speak with pride and affection about the child who stayed for just four years but who left a big impression, before going on to make an even bigger mark in history. The forthcoming visit will also highlight Mr Obama's multicultural upbringing, his early exposure to Islam and his lasting family connections to Indonesia, a mostly Muslim, Southeast Asian nation of some 230 million people.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


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Chubby: Barack Obama, then known as Barry Soetoro, centre, is pictured at a classmate's birthday party in Jakarta, Indonesia, in 1971

1 posted on 03/17/2010 3:00:27 PM PDT by COUNTrecount
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To: COUNTrecount

Gee, where are all the photos of him in America?


2 posted on 03/17/2010 3:01:56 PM PDT by 999replies (Thune/Rubio 2012)
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To: COUNTrecount

And Grace Slick too!


3 posted on 03/17/2010 3:02:43 PM PDT by deadrock (Liberty is a bitch that needs to be bedded on a mattress of cadavers.)
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To: COUNTrecount
has been described as an 'extremely important trip' involving 'important partners'

Sure. It's really extremely totally wonderfully ginormously important. So much so that we'll put it off indefinitely so we can give Dennis Kookcinich a ride on AF1 and twist his arm. BTW, everyone has his price, but Kookcinich is really cheap. A 42 minute ride on an airplane, and he'll say anything the Obozo wants.

4 posted on 03/17/2010 3:02:59 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: COUNTrecount

That photo is just someone’s imagination! I know it is!
If you look closely you will see little Barry’s COLB in the white purse being carried the girl in the background.


5 posted on 03/17/2010 3:04:49 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine
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To: COUNTrecount

The last two Democratic presidents have changed their names either due to Mom’s inability to hang onto her man or out of convenience.


6 posted on 03/17/2010 3:07:57 PM PDT by relictele
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To: relictele

To be fair, Clinton’s pap passed away.


7 posted on 03/17/2010 3:09:10 PM PDT by relictele
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To: COUNTrecount

Aw, dat’s so cute. Wook at de liddle future communist, already controlling the automakers and banks.


8 posted on 03/17/2010 3:10:23 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Islam is incompatible with American traditions and values)
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To: COUNTrecount

Actually, he’s America’s first HALF black president.


9 posted on 03/17/2010 3:13:18 PM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: COUNTrecount

Someones jacking with us. Why is Barry so much bigger than the other kids?

I call BS.


10 posted on 03/17/2010 3:16:26 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle (If America falls, darkness will cover the face of the earth for a thousand years.)
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To: Slump Tester

technically, would he be America’s first half Indonesian President?


11 posted on 03/17/2010 3:17:45 PM PDT by tarpit
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To: COUNTrecount

WHERE’S THE BARF ALERT??
*gag*


12 posted on 03/17/2010 3:20:30 PM PDT by Humidston (For the first time in my adult life I FEAR my government.)
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To: Slump Tester

He’s America’s first half-assed president. Actually that’s not true, there have been many bad ones before him.


13 posted on 03/17/2010 3:21:33 PM PDT by Gapplega
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To: tarpit

The good ol’ days, back when he was an Indonesian citizen. Or is he still? How does that work? fyi, he was also picked on mercilessly by the Indo’s, but doesn’t speak about in autobiographies because it doesn’t fit the “white devil” narrative his mother raised him on.


14 posted on 03/17/2010 3:22:25 PM PDT by ccruse456
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To: Slump Tester

“Actually, he’s America’s first HALF black president.”

How about He’s Kenya’s first half black president of The United States.


15 posted on 03/17/2010 3:27:10 PM PDT by precisionshootist
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To: COUNTrecount

looks photo shopped
again

He’s not chubby. His head is way too big

and WTH is that under “his” multi colored arms/hands? The other kid’s leg at an impossible angle?


16 posted on 03/17/2010 3:28:23 PM PDT by silverleaf ("Congress is America's only native criminal class."- Mark Twain)
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To: relictele
To be fair, Clinton’s pap passed away.

I thought that we never learned who his father was, that military records proved that the supposed father, could not have been Bill Clinton's dad.

17 posted on 03/17/2010 3:29:39 PM PDT by ansel12 (Social liberal politicians in the GOP are easy for the left to turn, why is that?)
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To: COUNTrecount

He looks like Harry Belafonte there.


18 posted on 03/17/2010 3:33:28 PM PDT by Argus
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To: COUNTrecount

Tearful reunion in the USA
Day by day those memories fade away
Some babies grow in a peculiar way
It changed, it grew, and everybody knew
Semi-mojo
Who’s this kinky so-and-so?


19 posted on 03/17/2010 3:35:15 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim (Live jubtabulously!)
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To: COUNTrecount

Chubby muzzie


20 posted on 03/17/2010 3:36:02 PM PDT by Pajama Blogger
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To: relictele
The last two Democratic presidents have changed their names

Just following a pattern pioneered by a Republican. Remember President Leslie King?

21 posted on 03/17/2010 3:40:04 PM PDT by PAR35
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To: Tijeras_Slim

Good call, great tune!


22 posted on 03/17/2010 3:41:30 PM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: Slump Tester
Actually, he’s America’s first HALF black president usurper.

Since we're being precise.

23 posted on 03/17/2010 3:43:54 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty ( I Will Not Comply! - FUBO! Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: precisionshootist

How about He’s Kenya’s first half black president of The United States
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Actually he is Kenya’s first half WHITE president of the US.

But the plot thickens....

If, as the ‘teacher states’, his parents were white and Indonesian, wouldn’t he be considered Asian rather than African?
Or at the very least she should have referred to the father as Step Father?????
Or maybe, just maybe, she doesn’t know WTF she is talking about?


24 posted on 03/17/2010 3:46:09 PM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98 )VOTE THE INCUMBENTS OUT)
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To: COUNTrecount

I think this photo could have originally been of three little boys playing with a dog. Body language.


25 posted on 03/17/2010 3:46:55 PM PDT by EggsAckley ( There's an Ethiopian in the fuel supply!)
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To: relictele

Gerald Ford’s parents also separated and his real father was not named Ford.


26 posted on 03/17/2010 3:47:44 PM PDT by wideminded
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To: silverleaf

These photoshopped you think?

http://www.dancewithshadows.com/celebrity/barack-obama-photo-gallery-and-profile/


27 posted on 03/17/2010 3:56:21 PM PDT by deport
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To: Argus

actually even as an adult there is a definate resemblance to Belafonte.(when he’s smiling)
Day-O!


28 posted on 03/17/2010 3:57:07 PM PDT by ronniesgal ( I miss George Bush. Hell, I miss Bill Clinton!!)
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To: COUNTrecount

0PHOTOSHOPPED.


29 posted on 03/17/2010 3:58:36 PM PDT by jarofants
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To: hsalaw

I think you’re downplaying things. This trip is actually super seriously incredibly mega-fantastically vitally uber-epic extremely totally wonderfully ginormously important.

Let’s put things in their proper context. We are talking the Messiah here.


30 posted on 03/17/2010 4:02:34 PM PDT by Free Vulcan (No prisoners, no mercy. 2010 is here...)
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To: silverleaf
The other kid’s leg at an impossible angle?

And the kid's leg under Barry looks odd, too. Shadows look mostly plausible, though.

31 posted on 03/17/2010 4:03:22 PM PDT by P.O.E. (Giant Gila Monster)
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To: COUNTrecount

They must of blanked out the “allahu akbar” that was written on the wall.


32 posted on 03/17/2010 4:06:49 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: All

Why does the kid on the right look like he’s crying?


33 posted on 03/17/2010 4:07:07 PM PDT by jackibutterfly
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Chubby muzzie

New Ben &Jerry flavor?

Mmmmmmmmm, Mmmmmmmmmmm,Mmmmmmmmmm.

34 posted on 03/17/2010 4:19:10 PM PDT by COUNTrecount (Barry...above his poi grade.)
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To: rxsid

ping


35 posted on 03/17/2010 4:26:53 PM PDT by tutstar (Baptist Ping list - freepmail me to get on or off.)
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To: COUNTrecount

That’s not Obama. That’s a young Harry Belafonte.


36 posted on 03/17/2010 4:29:25 PM PDT by johniegrad
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To: Argus
He looks like Harry Belafonte there.

LOL. I posted mine before I went down the thread far enough to see yours.

37 posted on 03/17/2010 4:30:49 PM PDT by johniegrad
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38 posted on 03/17/2010 4:32:03 PM PDT by Roscoe Karns
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To: Roscoe Karns

LOL!!


39 posted on 03/17/2010 4:32:47 PM PDT by johniegrad
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To: Roscoe Karns
Nice boob belt!! LOL!! I didn't see it at first.

Maybe a little Jeremiah Wright or William Ayers would add a touch.

40 posted on 03/17/2010 4:34:28 PM PDT by johniegrad
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To: COUNTrecount

Kid on the left: “Hey, where’d you get this weird scar, Barry?”


41 posted on 03/17/2010 4:40:52 PM PDT by Hunton Peck (Election: The process of hiring an employee you hope will steal less from you than the others do.)
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To: COUNTrecount

Is that the same little boy whose saintly mama would whip him and then lock him in the bathroom until the next day (without food). The same saintly mama who would also lock up the 12 year old “Nanny” who would try to sneak food to the chubby little black brat with the curly hair.

[That would be before she abandoned him by sending him across the ocean to live with his grandparents who then tossed him over to the black pedophile who is prolly the person with the greasy neck and matching underwear stains Barry so glowingly wrote about?]


42 posted on 03/17/2010 4:42:13 PM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: Lizavetta; lonevoice; maggief

43 posted on 03/17/2010 4:48:33 PM PDT by Roscoe Karns
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To: COUNTrecount

Hey Hussein- when will we see your birth certificate? When someone hides something, they have something to hide!


44 posted on 03/17/2010 4:57:16 PM PDT by real_patriotic_american
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To: deport

the basketball one is a fake- big head, wearing another kid’s jersey, strange arms- lots of anomalies pointed out in earler thread on this


45 posted on 03/17/2010 5:01:42 PM PDT by silverleaf ("Congress is America's only native criminal class."- Mark Twain)
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46 posted on 03/17/2010 5:09:24 PM PDT by Roscoe Karns
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To: Roscoe Karns
LOLOLOLOLOL!!!!!!

You're kicking it today, Mr. Karns.....brilliant, both of them.

47 posted on 03/17/2010 5:31:09 PM PDT by Lizavetta
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To: Roscoe Karns

ROFL! It’s even funnier because yours looks less like a photoshop than the original does. Good job!


48 posted on 03/17/2010 6:18:27 PM PDT by lonevoice (If Fox News is the only outlet reporting it, did it really happen?)
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To: Roscoe Karns

LMAO!!!
You always make me laugh out loud!

(Is that a training boob belt to go with her training bra?)


49 posted on 03/17/2010 6:21:31 PM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: Roscoe Karns

You left out Waldo.


50 posted on 03/17/2010 8:44:48 PM PDT by jarofants
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