BOSTON: US President Barack Obama’s father
had intended to put his unborn son up for adoption as the senior Obama tried to appease US immigration officials who raised concerns about him having two wives as well as his “playboy ways”, a new book has revealed.Details about Obama senior have emerged in a book by Boston Globe
reporter Sally Jacobs.Titled ‘The Other Barack, The Bold and Reckless Life of President Obama’s Father,’ the biography is slated for release next week.
“In the spring of 1961, President Obama’s father revealed a plan for his unborn son that might have changed the course of American political history,” Jacobs said in an article in the Boston Globe.
The elder Obama, who was at the time a sophomore at the University of Hawaii, had come under scrutiny by federal immigration officials who were concerned that he had more than one wife.