Profile: Myanmar's Aung Suu Kyi

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From left, Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Stoere, Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and Irish singer and activist Bono pose for the media after they attending a conference of the Oslo Forum at the Losby Gods resort, about 13 kilometers (8 miles) east of Oslo, Monday, June 18, 2012. The Oslo Forum is a n international network of armed conflict mediation practitioners. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

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The 67-year-old Suu Kyi, who spent 15 years under house arrest for opposing Myanmar's military rulers and was recently elected a member of parliament, is on a 17-day tour of the United States. She has already met with President Barack Obama and received the Congressional Gold Medal.

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