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Well, well, seems the President has much much Deeper Roots to the American heritage then even most, if not All, of the birthers and teabags!!!

From CBS via Ancestry.com doing some two years of research and in a new biography.

Website makes surprising claim in Obama family tree

July 30, 2012 - It's no secret that President Obama comes from a very diverse background.

Now, there's new information about his ancestors.

The surprising connection goes all the way back to the earliest days of colonial America.

A very small world indeed, seen as how much, if not all, the human race pretty much originated in Africa.

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