Why did Barry 0bama thank his dealer and not his mother on his high school yearbook page?

http://www.buzzfeed.com/gavon/a-users-guide-to-smoking-pot-with-barack-obama In another section of the [senior] yearbook, students were given a block of space to express thanks and define their high school experience. … Nestled below [Obama's] photographs was one odd line of gratitude: "Thanks Tut,... show more http://www.buzzfeed.com/gavon/a-users-guide-to-smoking-pot-with-barack-obama
In another section of the [senior] yearbook, students were given a block of space to express thanks and define their high school experience. … Nestled below [Obama's] photographs was one odd line of gratitude: "Thanks Tut, Gramps, Choom Gang, and Ray for all the good times." … A hippie drug-dealer made his acknowledgments; his own mother did not.
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