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Latest News Wires Aung San Suu Kyi to meet with Obama

Myanmar democracy activist, Aung San Suu Kyi, one of the world's most prominent political prisoners of the past two decades, is scheduled to meet Wednesday with President Obama, and will be presented with a Congressional Gold Medal.

By Julie PaceAssociated Press, Matthew PenningtonAssociated Press / September 19, 2012

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Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi meets Wednesday with President Barack Obama and will be presented with Congress' highest award, signs of Washington's deep admiration for one of the world's most famous political dissidents.