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Aung San Suu Kyi Foresees Change in Myanmar

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Aung San Suu Kyi, foresees "signs of real change very soon" in Myanmar but has urged the world not to take its eye off her country.

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Jytte Nhanenge (64)
Thursday September 22, 2011, 4:59 am
Wonderful message of hope. Thank you Cal, and Happy Birthday to you.

Ben O (171)
Thursday September 22, 2011, 5:18 am
Well, I don't trust the Military Junta, that's for sure - not for a second.
They are nothing but a bunch of murderers, and they have been in power since 1962.
So, let's not hold our breath...

Diana P (12)
Thursday September 22, 2011, 4:08 pm
TY for the article.

Robert Tomlinson (62)
Thursday September 22, 2011, 4:43 pm
She is a truly great woman. I just hope that things can be worked out peaceably.

Past Member (0)
Thursday September 22, 2011, 8:01 pm
Thank you for the information.

Let there be hope and let hope bear the fruit of reality.

patrica and edw jones (190)
Thursday September 22, 2011, 8:19 pm
Poor lady - she has suffered much. I hope her vision for the future really happens. Thanks Cal.

William K (308)
Thursday September 22, 2011, 9:30 pm
Agreed. May her patient endurance pay off.

Susanne R (235)
Thursday September 22, 2011, 10:49 pm
When I was working, I had the opportunity to interview several individuals who had fled forced labor camps in Myanmar and came to this country to find jobs and earn enough money to buy their families' freedom. It was heartbreaking that they had left behind their children, spouses and parents and worked two jobs in order to secure their release and bring them to this country. Some of them had lost family members to illness and abuse and were desperate to earn enough money to bring the remaining family members here before they met with the same fate. They were so grateful for the opportunity to come here, to work, and for the support they received from the community. I got the impression that they were going to make wonderful citizens. They valued their new-found freedom so much and were so appreciative of their new American friends. I hope things improve in Myanmar. These are lovely, proud and hard-working people who deserve much better!

Robert O (12)
Friday September 23, 2011, 1:46 am
She truly is an inspiring and resilient person. Thanks Cal.

Alexandra Rodda (180)
Friday September 23, 2011, 8:00 am
Hope that she will live to see freedom and democracy in Myanmar.

Sheryl G (360)
Friday September 23, 2011, 12:36 pm
Courages woman. I hope she gets to see the changes that she sacrificed so much for.

Dan S (9)
Friday September 23, 2011, 12:50 pm
Thanks Cal. I look forward to seeing the change occur very soon.

Past Member (0)
Friday September 23, 2011, 2:14 pm
We can only hope she's right. And she usually is. A wonderful lady.

Marlyse G (0)
Friday September 23, 2011, 2:33 pm
yes we keep our eyes on your country, great strong Aung San Suu Kyi !!

Vicky Locke (3)
Friday September 23, 2011, 5:33 pm
The lady is a personal hero of mine. Her reasoned, calm assessment of possible progress is hopeful, but not giddily unrealistic. And I LOVED Bishop Tutu's comment, and her response! He's another hero of mine; I got to see him once, not to meet him. I was just one of hundreds at a gathering. His enthusiasm is so infectious!

Roger G (154)
Friday September 23, 2011, 5:36 pm

Aletta Kraan (146)
Friday September 23, 2011, 8:00 pm
Thanks , noted !!

Dee C (229)
Saturday September 24, 2011, 11:31 am
She never gave up..and I do hope that she will be there to see a great change for all of her determination and hard work..
Thanks Cal..
Great article..
Noted and shared..

Carol T. (0)
Saturday September 24, 2011, 12:23 pm
Fantastic Women! Met a man whose wife is from Myamar and we talked about her fight and what a wonderful individual she is.
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