President Obama's birth certificate

The White House released copies of President Barack Obama's original long-form birth certificate Wednesday, seeking to put an end to persistent rumors that he was not born in the United States. Below is a digital copy of the original birth certificate released by the White House on Wednesday. Click through to see the previously released legally binding "certification of live birth," and the correpondence between the White House and the Hawaii Department of Health in order to obtain the copy of the original. Read more on