Obama, as seen in China (16 images)

Presidents don't simply belong to the country they're elected in. If popular (or unpopular) enough, their image can reach iconic status even halfway across the world. Case in point, President Barack Obama, whose face pops up in some expected, and highly unexpected, places in China.
Updated: July 15, 2011 at 3:48 PM
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A Chinese woman wears a U.S. President Barack Obama face mask at a temple fair in Beijing January 27, 2009. Tens of millions of Chinese around the world celebrate the start of the Lunar New Year, one of the most important traditional holidays. Incense sticks were lit, fireworks were set off and families and friends gathered for meals in Chinese communities to ring in the Year of the Ox. (UPI Photo/Stephen Shaver)
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