President Obama and President Thein Sein of Myanmar (also known as Burma) earlier today in Yangon. Jewel Samad /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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NPR's Scott Horsley, reporting on 'Morning Edition'

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U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell talks as Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi listens during a press conference after their meeting at her home in Yangon, Myanmar on Monday. Khin Maung Win/AP hide caption

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An Emotional Moment: Sen. Mitch McConnell Meets Myanmar's Suu Kyi

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Photo Of Clinton, Suu Kyi, Says It All

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton upon her arrival in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, earlier today (Nov. 30, 2011). Saul Loeb /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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NPR's Michele Kelemen talks with Renee Montagne on 'Morning Edition'

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