Lolo Soetoro
Indonesian geographer
Lolo Soetoro
Lolo Soetoro, also known as Lolo Soetoro Mangunharjo or Mangundikardjo, was the Indonesian stepfather of Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States of America.
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Report comes as Sheriff Joe's posse probes birth record released by White House - WND.com
Google News - over 5 years
The aim was to "dupe birthers" into believing Obama had relinquished his US citizenship when he was in Indonesia as a child with his step-father Lolo Soetoro and his mother. Exhibit 1 shows the forged Certificate of Loss of Nationality form,
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What's difference between a lie and bad information? - Opelousas Daily World
Google News - over 5 years
Lolo Soetoro (Obama's stepfather) born: Jan. 2, 1935 and died: March 2, 1987 at the age of 52. Step father was 6 years old when WW II started and 10 years old when it ended. Making him the youngest veteran in the war. Watch the video — this comes
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Newest 'fight smears' campaign office following news agency, others - WND.com
Google News - over 5 years
... the 2008 presidential campaign, the Associated Press published an image of a document that showed Obama's religion as "Islam" and his citizenship "Indonesian" when he lived in the Muslim-majority nation with his mother and stepfather, Lolo Soetoro
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Naciones árabes y musulmanas con petróleo: prepárense para ser divididas y ... - Aporrea.org
Google News - over 5 years
Coronel Lolo Soetoro sacado de su entrenamiento con la CIA en el Centro Oriente-Occidente de la Universidad de Hawaii, quien contrajo matrimonio con la madre de Barack Obama, Stanley Ann Dunham, antes de ser llamado a servicio activo para ayudar en el
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Los Obama incomodan al presidente - ABC.es
Google News - over 5 years
Su madre tuvo una hija, Maya, con Lolo Soetoro, cuando se fue a vivir con él a Indonesia llevándose al aún pequeño Barack, y luego Soetoro tuvo dos hijos más en un segundo matrimonio. Su hermanastra Maya Soetoro vive en Hawai y tiene dos niñas
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THERE'S A MUSLIM IN THE WHITE HOUSE - NewsWithViews.com
Google News - over 5 years
Barack Obama's mother, by his own admission, later married Muslim Lolo Soetoro. Because his records are sealed we cannot determine if Lolo adopted little Barry, but we do know that Barry was enrolled in school in Indonesia as a Muslim
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ABD Başkanı Obama Müslüman - Haber 27
Google News - over 5 years
Lolo Soetoro müslüman bir Endonezyalıydı. Obama'nın üveybabasıydı. Annesi hristiyan olmasına rağmen Obama, üvey babası tarafından Endonezya'nın başkenti Jakarta'daki bir müslüman okula kaydoldu. 8 yaşında okula giriş yapan 1961 doğumlu Barack Obama,
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10 curiosidades sobre Barack Obama - Sexenio, Extraordinary Life
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Su madre se cada por segunda vez con Lolo Soetoro y nace su media hermana Maya Soetoro Ng. Más tarde, regresa a Honolulu a vivir con sus abuelos paternos. - 24 de noviembre de 1982. El padre de Obama, fallece en un accidente automovilístico en la
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Kenya: Obama, the Bright Economist Who Lived On the Edge - AllAfrica.com
Google News - over 5 years
By 1968 Ann Dunham had married Lolo Soetoro, and the family settled in Jakarta. The marriage did not last long, however, and by the summer of 1971 Obama had returned to Honolulu to live with his grandparents and attend private school
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Degenerate Generation - Patriot Post
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... I must assume that a) he never graduated; or b) he did, but because of affirmative action; or c) he was receiving aid as a foreign student, ie, an Indonesian, like his adoptive step-father, Lolo Soetoro; or d) a combination of a and/or b, and c
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Losing The War Against The Internet - Strategy Page
Google News - over 5 years
After all, look at "Barry" Soebarkah (adopted as such by "Lolo" Soetoro to become a citizen of the Republic of Indonesia and "a good Muslim schoolboy," who never did change his legal name back to "Barack Hussein Obama II" after getting shoved off to
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Dreams for Her Son
NYTimes - almost 6 years
A SINGULAR WOMAN The Untold Story of Barack Obama's Mother By Janny Scott Illustrated. 376 pp. Riverhead Books. $26.95. On Jan. 1, 1985, Stanley Ann Dunham, better known as Barack Obama's mother, was living in Honolulu, where she had recently returned after years in Jakarta, the Indonesian capital. That New Year's Day, she recorded the following
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Obama Seeks Reset in Arab World
NYTimes - almost 6 years
WASHINGTON -- For President Obama, the killing of Osama bin Laden is more than a milestone in America's decade-long battle against terrorism. It is a chance to recast his response to the upheaval in the Arab world after a frustrating stretch in which the stalemate in Libya, the murky power struggle in Yemen and the brutal crackdown in Syria have
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BOOKS OF THE TIMES; Journey and Legacy Of Obama's Mother
NYTimes - almost 6 years
A SINGULAR WOMAN The Untold Story of Barack Obama's Mother By Janny Scott Illustrated. 376 pages. Riverhead Books. $26.95. Pieces of the story of Ann Dunham, the mother of Barack Obama, we know already. A ''white woman from Kansas,'' as he referred to her at the Democratic convention in 2008, who married an African intellectual and had a son with
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THE YOUNG MOTHER ABROAD
NYTimes - almost 6 years
The photograph showed the son, but my eye gravitated toward the mother. That first glimpse was surprising -- the stout, pale-skinned woman in sturdy sandals, standing squarely a half-step ahead of the lithe, darker-skinned figure to her left. His elas/tic-band body bespoke discipline, even asceticism. Her form was well padded, territory ceded long
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In Jakarta Speech, Some Hear Cairo Redux
NYTimes - over 6 years
JAKARTA, Indonesia -- In a much-anticipated speech focusing on development, democracy and religion, President Obama sought on Wednesday to strengthen America's ties with Indonesia, a rising Asian power with the world's largest Muslim population. But his intended audience was also elsewhere in the Muslim world, especially in the Middle East, where
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Obama, in Indonesia, Pledges Expanded Ties With Muslim Nations
NYTimes - over 6 years
JAKARTA, Indonesia -- President Obama, renewing his call for better relations between the United States and the Muslim world, used a long-awaited homecoming trip to this island nation to make a symbolic visit on Wednesday morning to the largest mosque in southeast Asia -- even as he declared that ''much more work needs to be done'' to fulfill the
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    FIFTIES
  • 1987
    Age 52
    Soetoro died, age 52, on March 2, 1987 of liver failure, and was buried in Tanah Kusir Cemetery, South Jakarta.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1980
    Age 45
    Soetoro married Erna Kustina in 1980 and had two children, a son, Yusuf Aji Soetoro (born 1981) and daughter, Rahayu Nurmaida Soetoro (born 1987).
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  • 1976
    Age 41
    In 1976, Dunham and her daughter moved to Yogyakarta, living for half a year with Soetoro's 76-year-old mother. During their years in Indonesia, Dunham became increasingly interested in the country's culture, while Soetoro became more interested in Western culture, and their relationship was in conflict over differing values. Their divorce became final on November 6, 1980.
    More Details Hide Details In his 1995 memoir Dreams from My Father, Obama described Soetoro as well-mannered, even-tempered, and easy with people; he wrote of the struggles he felt Soetoro had to deal with after his return to Indonesia from Hawaii. He described his stepfather as following "a brand of Islam that could make room for the remnants of more ancient animist and Hindu faiths." In a 2007 article, Chicago Tribune foreign correspondent Kim Barker reported that Soetoro "was much more of a free spirit than a devout Muslim, according to former friends and neighbors."
  • THIRTIES
  • 1971
    Age 36
    In mid-1971, Obama moved back to Hawaii to live with his grandparents and attend Punahou School starting in 5th grade.
    More Details Hide Details A year later, in August 1972, Dunham, with the help of her employer (LPPM), obtained an Asia Foundation grant to begin graduate study in anthropology at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She and her daughter moved back to Hawaii where they rejoined Obama. Dunham completed her coursework at the University of Hawaii for a M.A. in anthropology in December 1974, and after three years in Hawaii, returned with her daughter to Jakarta in 1975 to complete her contract with LPPM and do anthropological field work. Obama chose to stay with his grandparents in Hawaii to continue attending Punahou School for high school.
  • 1970
    Age 35
    On August 15, 1970, Soetoro and Dunham had a daughter, Maya Kassandra Soetoro.
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    In mid-1970, between 3rd and 4th grades at the Besuki School, Obama spent the summer in Hawaii with his grandparents, Stanley and Madelyn Dunham, and interviewed for admission to the Punahou School in Honolulu.
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    In 1970, with his financial situation improved by a new job in government relations at Union Oil Company, Soetoro moved his family two miles north to a rented house at 22 Taman Amir Hamzah Street in the Matraman Dalam neighborhood in the Pegangsaan administrative village of the Menteng subdistrict in Central Jakarta, with a car replacing their motorcycle.
    More Details Hide Details From January 1970 to August 1972, Dunham taught English and was a department head and a director of the Lembaga Pendidikan dan Pengembangan Manajemen (LPPM)–the Institute of Management Education and Development. Obama attended the Indonesian-language government-run Besuki School one and half miles east in the exclusive Menteng administrative village of the Menteng subdistrict for part of 3rd grade and for 4th grade.
  • 1967
    Age 32
    In 1967, Dunham and her six-year-old son moved to Jakarta to rejoin Soetoro.
    More Details Hide Details The reunited family initially lived in a new modest stucco and red tile house at 16 Kyai Haji Ramli Tengah Street in a newly-built neighborhood in the Menteng Dalam administrative village of the Tebet subdistrict in South Jakarta for two and a half years, and owned a new Japanese motorcycle. From January 1968 to December 1969, Dunham taught English and was an assistant director of the Lembaga Persahabatan Indonesia Amerika (LIA)–the Indonesia-America Friendship Institute–which was subsidized by U.S. government. Obama attended the Indonesian-language Santo Fransiskus Asisi (St. Francis of Assisi) Catholic School around the corner from their house for 1st, 2nd, and part of 3rd grade.
  • 1966
    Age 31
    Soetoro, a geographer, returned to Indonesia in 1966, to help map Western New Guinea for the Indonesian government, while Dunham and her son moved into her parents' house in Honolulu to complete her studies at the University of Hawaii; she earned a B.A. in anthropology in 1967.
    More Details Hide Details Her son attended kindergarten from 1966 to 1967 at Noelani Elementary School in Honolulu.
  • 1965
    Age 30
    Soetoro and Dunham met at the East-West Center while both were students at the University of Hawaii. Soetoro and Dunham married in Hawaii in 1965.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1964
    Age 29
    In January 1964 she filed for divorce from her estranged husband, Barack Obama Sr., who had left Hawaii in June 1962 to pursue graduate study at Harvard University.
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  • 1962
    Age 27
    He arrived in Honolulu in September 1962 and graduated from the university with a M.A. in geography in June 1964.
    More Details Hide Details After living in Seattle, Washington, with her infant son Barack from September 1961 to June 1962 while taking classes at the University of Washington, Ann Dunham returned to Honolulu and resumed her undergraduate education at the University of Hawaii in January 1963.
    Soetoro earned his bachelor's degree in geography from Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta. In 1962, Soetoro, then a civilian employee of the Indonesian Army Topographic Service, obtained an East-West Center grant for graduate study in geography at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1935
    Age 0
    Born on January 2, 1935.
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