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Obama: I’m a Christian by choice

by Ed Beavan

PRESIDENT Obama spoke about his faith last week during a trip to Albuquerque, New Mexico. In response to the question “Why are you a Christian?”, he answered “I’m a Christian by choice.” It was one of three “hot topic” questions put to him during an informal meet­ing with members of the public.

He said that his parents “weren’t folks who went to church every week. And my mother was one of the most spiritual people I knew, but she didn’t raise me in the ...

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