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Burma’s uncrowned queen

After decades of struggle, Aung San Suu Kyi is poised to lead Burma into a democratic future

By Peter Popham   May 2016

MYANMAR OUT Myanmar's newly-released opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi (L) waves to her supporters as she arrives at her National League for Democracy (NLD) headquarters in Yangon on November 14, 2010. Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi reached out to Myanmar's splintered opposition forces as she addressed thousands of exuberant supporters following her release from years of house arrest. MYANMAR OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

MYANMAR OUT Myanmar's newly-released opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi (L) waves to her supporters as she arrives at her National League for Democracy (NLD) headquarters in Yangon on November 14, 2010. Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi reached out to Myanmar's splintered opposition forces as she addressed thousands of exuberant supporters following her release from years of house arrest. MYANMAR OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images) Supporters flock to see Aung San Suu Kyi arrive at the headquarters of the National League for Democracy in November…

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