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Obama’s victory brings joy, hope

  • Yuli Tri Suwarni/Wasti Atmodjo

    The Jakarta Post

DEPOK/DENPASAR | Thu, November 8 2012 | 09:13 am
Obama’s victory brings joy, hope

PREMIUM Distant supporters: Indonesians attending an event organized by the US Embassy in Jakarta to watch the returns of the US election burst into cheers after media declared that Barack Obama had secured the 270 votes in the Electoral College needed to secure his reelection. (JP/Wendra Ajistyatama)Time and distance were not enough keep 67-year-old Effendi from watching live television coverage as one o...