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

With His Father

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With His Father

The only time the future president ever met with his father after his parents split. Barack Sr. came to Honolulu for a Christmas in 1971, found an apartment in a complex near Barry's grandparents and "tried to lecture and discipline his 10-year-old son as though he had always been around."

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