Barack Obama is a kind of a big deal in his ancestral homeland of Kenya. Reuters reports Kenyans “stayed up all night and danced with joy” when Obama won his second term as President of the United States.
A local witch doctor in Kogelo — where Obama’s father was born and buried — had predicted an Obama landslide, and several newborn children in the town became the president’s namesake.
Millicent Awuor was no exception. She gave birth to twins and opted for a bipartisan approach. “I named the first twin Barack and the second one Mitt,” Awuor says.