Suu Kyi awarded Congressional Gold Medal

Speaker of the House John Boehner awards Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar the Congressional Gold Medal at the U.S. Capitol.

Chairperson and General Secretary of the National League for Democracy Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar, also known as Burma, center, sits between House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), left, and Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio), right, during a ceremony to award Suu Kyi the Congressional Gold Medal  in the Capitol rotunda, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, September 19, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Chairperson and General Secretary of the National League for Democracy Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar, also known as Burma, center, sits between House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), left, and Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio), right, during a ceremony to award Suu Kyi the Congressional Gold Medal in the Capitol rotunda, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, September 19, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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