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Owner of Obama's house passes away

  • The Jakarta Post

| Wed, November 5 2008 | 10:29 am

PREMIUM JAKARTA: After suffering from prostate cancer, the owner of the house where U.S. presidential candidate Barack Obama lived during his childhood, passed away Tuesday morning in Jakarta. Tata Abubakar Soerono, 78, was buried in Tanah Kusir Cemetery with a military ceremony after dying on the way to hospital. Obama's family rented Tata's house at Jl. Taman Amir Hamzah 22 from 1969 to ...