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Former First Lady Laura Bush delivers remarks as 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. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton also joined congressional leaders to pay tribute to Aung San Suu Kyi who was first awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 2008, while she was under 15 years of house arrest in her native country. This day she was there in person to receive the honor. (Photo by Jeff Malet)

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