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How many half brothers does Obama have?

The reason for asking is that he claimed his brother is in China, then one of his half brothers is discovered in Kenya. This one was interviewed by an investigator in the U.S. He is also a Conservative who Obama ignores (for that reason) although the man is very needy. There was also reported another half brother (also from Kenya) who helped him carry a bag of money to someone secretly. Now this is confusing. What is the true story on this? Anyone know???

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Not that it matters but...
The elder Obama was originally married in Kenya, and with his first wife had children who grew up in that country;
he later came to Hawaii to attend college and there married an American woman. Barack Obama is a child of that second marriage, which ended when Barack was only a year or two old. (Altogether, Barack Obama Sr. fathered eight children by four different women, and Barack Jr.'s mother also remarried and had another child with her second husband, so Senator Obama has quite a large extended family when half-siblings, inlaws, and step-parents are taken into account.)

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I'm only counting five kids from three marriages for Obama Sr., from his wiki page. How are you getting three more kids? (just curious, not trying to be contrary)
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Senator ?
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aiken - ?!? ... 'Sr.' stands for 'Senior'
You did know that the president is a 'Jr.' an in 'Junior', right?
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E5, it came from factcheck which I tend to trust more than wiki...lol
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boo - okay - I'm no expert.
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E5 it's ok, I'm not either.
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boo153 - Don't forget the fact that Barack Hussein Obama Sr. was not legally married to the president's mother, as he already had a legal wife from Kenya.
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Maybe, maybe not. Who cares?
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Thanks for all the info. I care, that's why I asked. Guess you know you said Senator so the info was written up a long time ago. Thanks. It may not have been legal in the US but in Muslim law it was legal.
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Huh? What was legal?
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Obama apparently has one half sister on his moms side and three proven half brothers and a half sister on dads side as well as two other men who may or may not be biological sons of Obama Sr. The family denies they are related.

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He has at least three half-brothers and a half-sister on his biological father's side, and a half-sister on his mother's side. Also, his step-father (who acted as his father) went on to have a son and a daughter with his next wife, and I imagine they're equally Obama's kin as the children of his bio-dad, whom Obama only met once.

The word 'brother' can have pretty broad meaning, especially to someone with a scattered family. And in Africa the Obama clan is pretty large. Personally, I know some people from large blended families who use the word 'brother' to describe cousins, half-siblings of step-siblings, basically anyone who slept in their house as family, and honorary 'brothers' as well, of course. The President can't stop anyone from calling him a 'brother' in that sense. Who knows.

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Stars! Hubby comes from a VERY extended family. When they have a reunion, they clean out 3 towns and that's just in one state!
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Thanks for the interesting info.
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Who cares?

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I have my reasons for caring. Why did you answer if you don't care?
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Because I can.
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