(The Blaze) President Obama's half-brother told an Israeli newspaper that when he first met Barack, he was struck by his sibling's rejection of Western culture.
"I remember that my impression at the first meeting was that Barack thought that I was too white, and I thought that he was too black," Mark Okoth Obama Ndesandjo told Maariv. "He was an American citizen on a journey in search of his African roots, while I was a resident of Kenya seeking to find his white roots."
"I remember that when I spoke with him about the heroes of Western culture he rolled his eyes impatiently. My feeling was that, here is an American who in many ways is trying to be a local Kenyan youth. This is something I tried to flee my entire life," Ndesandjo said of the brothers' first meeting in Kenya, which Obama described in his 1995 best-selling memoir, "Dreams From My Father."
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