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Barack Obama's old love letters to college girlfriend revealed: 'My concern for you is as wide as the air'

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"I think of you often, though I stay confused about my feelings. It seems we will ever want what we cannot have; that's what binds us; that'...
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The Love Letters Of A Young Barack Obama On View At Emory University Library

The Love Letters Of A Young Barack Obama On View At Emory University Library

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The musings of the future president at age 21 reveal familiar themes of alienation and lack of belonging that would arise again in his later writing.
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Excerpts from letters written by a young Barack Obama

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Excerpts of letters written by a young Barack Obama to a girlfriend. The letters were released by Emory University. September 1982, New York City "I must admit large dollops of envy for both groups, my American friends consuming their life in the comfortable mainstream, the foreign friends in the international business world. Caught without a class, a structure, or a tradition to support me, in a sense the choice to take a different path is made for me."
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Barack Obama's love letters to his first girlfriend have been released

Barack Obama's love letters to his first girlfriend have been released

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And they're incredibly romantic!
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