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Obama's Gay Childhood Nanny

Obama's Gay Childhood Nanny

The New York Times revisits the four years President Obama spent as a child in Jakarta in advance of his Tuesday trip to Indonesia, making mention of the fact that Barack -- known then as Barry -- grew up with a gay man as his nanny.

Reads the article: "His nanny was an openly gay man who, in keeping with Indonesia's relaxed attitudes toward homosexuality, carried on an affair with a local butcher, longtime residents said. The nanny later joined a group of transvestites called Fantastic Dolls, who, like the many transvestites who remain fixtures of Jakarta's streetscape, entertained people by dancing and playing volleyball."

Read more on Obama's childhood in Jakarta here.
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