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By Donald Lambro
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Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Ann Pasternak Slater
On Monday, Mrs. Suu Kyi begins a weeklong trip to Britain as part of a European tour. The most bittersweet moment likely will be her homecoming to Oxford, where on Wednesday the 66-year-old finally will accept the honorary doctorate she was awarded in 1993 while she was under house arrest in Yangon.
In the essay collection "Freedom From Fear," Ms. Pasternak Slater described her learning to operate a punt — Oxford's characteristic flat-bottomed boats — and to ride a bicycle, swapping her traditional Burmese long skirt, the lungi, for a pair of white jeans.