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Meet US President Obama's Malaysian double

Published on Apr 24, 2014 10:19 AM
Seeing double: Iman Ishak posing with a wax figure of US President Barack Obama. -- THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK

SUBANG JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Mr Iman Ishak, 25, is a lawyer who turns heads. His presence is distinct and noticeable. Around him people linger and whisper, until one day a man stood before him and bellowed "BARACK OBAMA!".

Mr Iman is a dead ringer for the US president.

A DJ-cum-lawyer, Mr Iman has voiced a slight frustration over the stares he received, but found some of the overwhelming attention quirky and fun - especially from friends.

"I realised I looked like Obama during his 2008 election. An English lecturer who was reading an article on him turned to me and said I looked like Obama, and from then on it was obvious," said Mr Iman.

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