Thursday, June 5, 2008

Obama's Desi Connection

An AP article shows us the connection. Here's a snippet:
They remember a good student with a sharp mind and unshakable integrity, a young man who already had a passion for the underprivileged. Some described the young Obama’s personality as confident to the point of arrogance, a criticism that would emerge decades later, during the campaign.

Obama had an international circle of friends — “a real eclectic sort of group,” says Vinai Thummalapally, who himself came from Hyderabad, India.

Found this article in a link from a comment posted in a Sepia Mutiny post.