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Elementary school of Obama in Indonesia

2009-01-21 12:35:13 GMT2009-01-21 20:35:13 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

The picture taken on Jan. 21, 2009 shows a combined photo of the past and the present United States President Barack Obama and his schoolmates at SDN Menteng 01 elementary school where U.S. President Barack Obama studied during his time in Indonesia in Jakarta.(Xinhua/Yue Yuewei)

Schoolmates of United States President Barack Obama celebrate by cutting a cake at SDN Menteng 01 elementary school where U.S. President Barack Obama studied during his time in Indonesia in Jakarta.(Xinhua/Yue Yuewei)

Students sing the national anthems of Indonesia and the United States during a ceremony at SDN Menteng 01 elementary school where U.S. President Barack Obama studied during his time in Indonesia in Jakarta.(Xinhua/Yue Yuewei)

The SDN Menteng 01 elementary school held a ceremony to celebrate Obama's inauguration on Wednesday. Barack Obama spent his childhood in Indonesia and studied at SDN Menteng 01 in Jakarta from 1969 to 1971 as her mother Ann Dunham married to a Javanese Sutoro.

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