Ann Dunham

Claim:   Photographs show Ann Dunham (Barack Obama's mother) posing in the nude.


Example:   [Collected via e-mail, March 2009]

Can you identify this woman?

A famous porn star?

A stripper?

A layout in a cheap men's magazine?

Perhaps a hooker?

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Don't recognize her? Here's another view.

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Still can't guess her identity? Well, here's one more picture.

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Does she look familiar?

Give up?

This is Stanley Ann Dunham Soetoro - Barack Obama's MOTHER!

Can you imagine the widespread play these pictures would be getting by the mainstream media if this had been John McCain's mother, or Sarah Palin's mother? But you won't ever see these pictures anywhere in a regular media outlet.

Oh, and keep reminding yourself that Obama is the first BLACK President of the United States. Yeah, right.

Origins:   The above-displayed photographs of a young woman posing au naturel in what looks to be a 1950s-era residential living room began circulating on the Internet in March 2009 with text identifying the subject as Ann Dunham (later Ann Dunham Soetoro), the mother of President Barack Obama.

The appearance of these pictures touched off the usual debate about whether they were genuine photos or digitally manipulated fabrications. We don't yet know the true origins of these pictures, but many have speculated that the real answer lies somewhere in between: perhaps they're real photographs of a (so far unidentified) woman who just happened to bear a coincidental facial resemblance to a young Ann Dunham:

Last updated:   15 March 2009

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