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John H.G. Soe: Nobody's child, everybody's man

  • Matheos Viktor Messakh

    The Jakarta Post

JAKARTA | Wed, March 25 2009 | 02:07 pm
John H.G. Soe: Nobody's child, everybody's man

PREMIUM (JP/Matheos V. Messakh) Some blame their parents for their misfortunes, others blame God. But John H.G. Soe has never blamed anyone for mistreating him, or for the polio that shaped his life. It was because of this polio that his parents abandoned him at a hospital in Medan when he was four months old. The nurses took care of him for a few years, before sending him to a Catholic orpha...