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Mythmaking in the New Myanmar

A supporter of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi holds a portrait of her father and independence hero General Aung San ahead of her arrival at the Bangkok National Verification Centre in Samut Sakhon on the outskirts of Bangkok on May 31, 2012. Suu Kyi is on her first trip abroad in 24 years by telling an ecstatic crowd of Myanmar migrants in Thailand she would do all she could to help them. AFP PHOTO/Christophe ARCHAMBAULT (Photo credit should read CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT/AFP/GettyImages)

November 6, 2015 - Foreign Policy

The film was supposed to win Aung San Suu Kyi’s father a place among the 20th century’s great leaders. Instead, it’s a reminder that the country’s story is still being written.

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