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By Michael P. Orsi
Edward Snowden should declare his patriotism in court
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Alexander Dumas Sr.
There was once a talented young man of mixed African and Caucasian ancestry who was obsessed with the shadow of a black father he barely knew. The father's ghostly presence is at the heart of a book the son wrote, but the father himself remained an obscure figure even after his son achieved greatness. Clearly, there are the makings of a good story here, although -- despite what you may be thinking -- the son in question was not named Barack Obama.