Skip to comments.Did Barack Obama Sr. visit Hawaii in 1971?
Posted on 04/05/2014 9:25:32 AM PDT by Fractal Trader
Your fathers coming to see you, Ann Dunham told her ten-year-old son Barack Obama, Jr. before a month-long Obama Sr. Christmas visit in 1971, as narrated in Dreams from My Father. Obama Sr.'s Hawaii visit, reportedly part of a "recuperation" after a "bad car accident" in Kenya, included "drives" around "the island," "short walks past" "the remodeled hospital where [Barack Jr.] had been born," and "a talk" to Barack Jr.'s fifth-grade class about "wild animals" that "roamed the plains" of Kenya. And, most importantly, Obama Sr.'s Hawaii visit gave credence that Obama Sr. was, in fact, Barack Jr.'s father.
1. A lesser-known photo, with a Daphne Barak credit and appearing on "anti-birther" websites, does show Obama Sr., Ann, and Barack Jr. at a "Christmas tree," but neither an "orange basketball" nor a "tie" is seen. Furthermore, Ann's arms are outstretched, handing a large Christmas present to Obama Sr., with the present balanced on two of her fingertips and on Obama's Sr.'s left hand yet, simultaneously as Obama Sr.'s arms are crossed, he somehow hands a smaller Christmas present to Barack Jr., similarly balanced on both of Obama Sr.'s and Barack Jr.'s fingertips, even though Barack Jr.'s hand is awkwardly at his side and he is kneeling at a distance farther from Obama Sr. than a sitting Ann. The Daphne Barak "Christmas tree" photo is apparently fake
2. Two well-known photos associated with Obama Sr.s 1971 visit, with an Obama for America credit, appeared in the following Obama biographies: Janny Scott's 2011 A Singular Woman, Sally Jacobs's 2011 The Other Barack, and David Maraniss's 2012 Barack Obama: The Story.
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Who the hell wears a dark suit and tie in Hawaii?
Even in the 1960’s, nobody wore suits and ties in Hawaii.
Photographic expertise requested.
B0 Sr’s wrist watch looks a little blurrier than B0 Jr’s.
I think, upon cursory analysis, that the parallax analysis is faulty. The tree lights are a potential issue, but in general there are no glaringly obvious “artifacts”.
Yeah maybe some of detective on old school Hawaii Five O with Jack Lord
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I suppose that depends on how exactly you define the word “Barack Obama Sr.”.
“Obama Sr.’s left arm and hand are pressuring her left shoulder so severely that Ann’s left shoulder is grotesquely (and one would think painfully) displaced a few inches lower than her right shoulderand yet Ann blissfully smiles.”
I’m not so sure about that. Stan had a lot of hair, and the photo quality is so poo, I can’t really tell if that’s Sr.’s suit-coated arm, or Stan’s hair. Easy for the top of her sleeve to slip down a bit to look like her shoulder is lower than it really is.
Is there a better copy of that pic?
I’d be interesting to have some powerful (highly skilled...) face recognition s/w go at the various contemporary pics of SAD and the pics of the purported. alleged SAD romping around FMD’s living room.
I just zoomed in as much as I could, and that’s her long hair on her left shoulder.
I think there were some comparisons to the background wall, bench and tree that also made a strong case for fudgery.
Certainly my observation.
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