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Afghan baby named Donald Trump becomes magnet for trouble


  • World
  • Friday, 16 Mar 2018

Asadullah Poya with his 18-month-old son Donald Trump, poses for a photograph at their rented house in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, March 15, 2018. - AP

Asadullah Poya with his 18-month-old son Donald Trump, poses for a photograph at their rented house in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, March 15, 2018. - AP

KABUL: When Asadullah Poya’s wife gave birth to their third child in a tiny village in rural Afghanistan, he immediately thought of Donald Trump.

Not Donald Trump the upstart politician, who at that time was in the thick of the 2016 presidential campaign, but Donald Trump the celebrity businessman. He had just recently read a Dari translation of what appears to be “Trump: How to Get Rich,” published in 2004 by the then-star of “The Apprentice,” and was transfixed.

   

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