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Ladder to the Moon
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Ladder to the Moon – From Maya Soetoro-Ng, sister of President Obama, comes a lyrical story relaying the loving wisdom of their late mother to a young granddaughter she never met.
Little Suhaila wishes she could have known her grandma, who would wrap her arms around the whole world if she could, Mama says. And one night, Suhaila gets her wish when a golden ladder appears at her...Read Full Story
“Extra’s” A.J. Calloway caught up with first siblings Maya Soetoro-Ng and Craig Robinson at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC. Maya is President Barack Obama’s younger half-sister and Craig is Michelle’s older brother.
The pair spoke lovingly about Michelle’s opening convention speech, but Craig couldn’t help but have a little fun at the expense of the President and First Lady.Read Full Story
Read More:- Maya Kassandra Soetoro-NgMaya Kassandra Soetoro-Ng, Maya Kassandra Soetoro-Ng (born August 15, 1970 in Jakarta, Indonesia) is the half-sister to Barack Obama; they have the same mother, Stanley Ann Dunham. Her father and Obama’s step-father was Lolo Soetoro an Indonesian.
Although raised largely in Indonesia she lived with Obama in Hawaii with their white grandparents from 1973-1976.
Maya Soetoro-Ng teaches history at the private La Pietra Hawaii School for Girls and is an...Read Full Story
Barack Hussein Obama (born Aug. 4, 1961) is the first African American to be elected president of the United States. He was formerly the junior U.S. Senator from Illinois. He is married to Michelle Obama and has two daughters: Malia and Sasha.
Sasha Obama (born 2001) is the youngest daughter of Barack and Michelle Obama. She is also the youngest child to live in the White House since John F. Kennedy, Jr. Sasha's Secret Service nickname is "Rosebud."
Madelyn Lee Payne Dunham (born October 26, 1922 – November 2, 2008) was Barack Obama's maternal grandmother. She was married to Stanley Dunham and gave birth to Ann Dunham Soetoro. Madelyn and Stanley raised Barack Obama from age 10 in Hawaii, where she died Nov. 2, 2008, just two days before Obama was elected president.
Ann Dunham Soetoro (born Nov. 29, 1942 - Nov. 7, 1995) was born Stanley Ann Dunham and was later known as Ann Obama; S. Ann Dunham Soetoro; and Ann Dunham Sutoro. She was an anthropologist born in Kansas. She married Barack Obama, Sr. in 1961 before giving birth to Barack Obama, Jr. The two soon divorced after Obama Sr. went to study at Harvard. She later married Lolo Soetoro in 1967 and gave birth to Maya Soetoro-Ng.
Barack Hussein Obama Sr. (born 1936 - Nov. 24, 1982) was a Kenyan economist who studied at the University of Hawaii and later at Harvard. Obama was briefly married to Ann Dunham Soetoro, who gave birth to the couple's only child together: Barack Obama, Jr.
George Hussein Onyango Obama, (born c. 1982) is the youngest son of Barack Obama, Sr., who died while George was only a few months old. He is the half brother of U.S. president Barack Obama. His mother is a Kenyan named Jael who now lives in Atlanta, Georgia.
Malik Obama (born c. March 1958) is the eldest son of Barack Obama, Sr. and the half-brother of Barack Obama. Malik was born to Barack Obama, Sr.'s first wife, Kezia. He is a successful businessman who still lives in Kenya though frequently visits the United States. He was Barack Obama's best man at his wedding to Michelle Obama.