LOOKING TO BUILD HOPE IN A TROUBLED COUNTRY

17 Sep

Unsung Heroes: People Shining a Light in a Sometimes Dark World

LOOKING TO BUILD HOPE IN A TROUBLED COUNTRY

by Simon Scott

Tags (key words): Burma,

Aung San Suu Kyi , Simon Scott, New Zealand Herald, hope

Pro-democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi talks to the Herald about the future of Burma, her family and why Kiwis can make a difference.

 

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http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=10700075

Political leaders much talked about in their own time are, with a few notable exceptions, largely forgotten by history.

Their influence and fame begin to expire as soon as their hold on power does and often their lives never seem to live up to their words.

They frequently become just a name in a book on a library shelf, a paragraph, perhaps, in a student’s history notes or the answer to a tricky question at a pub quiz night.

Aung San Suu Kyi, on the other hand, seems destined to outlive her time.

More than just…

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