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Obama gets taste of Thailand at Buddhist temple

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BANGKOK (AP) — Leaving behind chants of "Obama, Obama" by adoring crowds on the streets, the president of the United States stepped into the serenity of Thailand's most famous temple compound to marvel at its centerpiece — a gigantic, golden statue of a reclining Buddha propped up on one elbow before passing into nirvana. The Temple of Reclining Buddha, formally known as Wat Pho, was the...