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From Kansas to Washington, Barack Obama's 'Story'

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"Evangelical Christian missionaries made the family's rise possible," writes Maraniss. Barack Obama Sr. (far right) is shown here with his mentor from the University of Hawaii, Betty Mooney (second from the left), who led a Christian-based literacy effort called "Each One Teach One" in Nairobi.

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