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JAKARTA (JP): The phrase which says that life is too short may not apply to Hendrik Willem Rattu.
While many men over 60, or even below, are susceptible to high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack, or stroke, and 79-year- old former president Soeharto is apparently suffering from brain damage; Hendrik passed his 100th birthday recently in a happy and healthy state. During his birthday celebration he proved his stamina as he stood for some 45 minutes, assisted only by a walking stick, to deliver a speech.
"It's just amazing. Amazing," Hendrik said over and over, in a loud and clear voice as he recounted his childhood of being a young boy in North …