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Good will abroad

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Italians passed a poster put up in Rome by the country's Democratic Party showing a picture of President-elect Barack Obama and reading, ''The World Changes.'' Below, a man at a Paris newsstand arranged international papers headlining the win. Italians passed a poster put up in Rome by the country's Democratic Party showing a picture of President-elect Barack Obama and reading, ''The World Changes.'' Below, a man at a Paris newsstand arranged international papers headlining the win. (Gregorio Borgia/ Associated Press)
By Farah Stockman
Globe Staff / November 6, 2008

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WASHINGTON - As congratulations for Barack Obama poured in yesterday from world leaders and from ordinary people around the globe, the reaction of US friends and foes alike suggests that Obama will receive a level of international good will not seen by a US president since John F. Kennedy. (Full article: 902 words)

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