On April 17th, 2001 at Davao-City in Mindanao, Philippines a Statue of the Indonesian National Hero: Dr. G.S.S.J. Ratu Langie was unveiled. According to information it stands in front of the University of Mindanao.
Below is the view by daylight:
and on April 17th,2001 evening ….
Final check for the ceremony
Picture of ceremony attendants: Government high officials of the Philippines (Davao City Mayor) and Indonesia (the Ambassador of the Rep. of Indonesia and the Governor of Northern Sulawesi).
The Ratu Langie Family Representative: Dr. Fred Rampen.
Dr. Fred Rampen , Thanks Fred!
Dr. Fred Rampen passed away in July 2012
Lani at Fred’s Grave
Tadi siang putera saya yang bungsu bertanya: ” Kenapa, sih sampai ada patung Opa Sam di Davao?” Aku jawab : “Ceriteranya agak panjang…… tetapi nanti (semoga segera) akan saya tulis dalam Blog saya, MENGAPA.”