Capitol Hill 2012 - jef1000

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Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi received the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest honor Congress can bestow, at a ceremony Wednesday on September 19, 2012 in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda in Washington D.C. Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) hands the boxed Congressional Gold Medal to Aung San Suu Kyi at the conclusion of the special ceremony. Aung San Suu Kyi was first awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 2008, while she was under15 years of house arrest in her native country. This day she was there in person to receive the honor. Others attending the ceremony included Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Former First Lady Laura Bush. (Photo by Jeff Malet)

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