Yesterday, December 30th 2009, was one of the grey day in the Indonesia history. One of the best Indonesian passed away. He is Mr Abdurrahman Wahid, the 4th President of Republic of Indonesia. This is a big loss for Indonesia. His presidency era was the turning point for Indonesia as a democratic country. Many people know him as a low-profile man. He talked whatever he thinks is right. He is a joker. He is the saviour for minority. I, personally, respected him just as much. He was the one who confirmed Chinese New Year as a national day in Indonesia. He was the one who raised the equality between Chinese-Indonesian and Indonesian-local. I thank him for that as I feel more Indonesian now just as much I feel more chinese.

Rest In Peace, Gus Dur. May Allah be with you.

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