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Shocking photo of Indonesian man buried alive

August 11, 2010 |  7:07 am

Indonesia Homeowner buries self

This Indonesian man buries himself alive to protest the second cancellation of President Obama's trip to his one-time island homeland.

No, just kidding. This guy doesn't give an Asian hoot about the American Democrat or all of his golf outings and vacations. He's protesting an Indonesian government plan to evict him from his home. His hope is the bulldozers will drive around him.

The good news is that this man's wife finally gets control of the TV remote.

The Ticket's favorite photo of the week is viewable right here. An intriguing photo gallery of the week's best pictures from around the world is, as always, available over here on latimes.com.

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