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Ann Dunham Soetoro: Love for Indonesia

  • Prodita Sabarini

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, March 17 2010 | 11:28 am

PREMIUM Barack Obama has become largely popular in Indonesia, the country where the US president spent four years of his childhood. Old acquaintances and experts, however, deem that his mother — obscure in comparison to her son’s popularity — is the one whom the Indonesian public must acknowledge more.Obama, the first African-American US president in history, is scheduled to visit Indonesia later th...