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Presidential visit a first for Burma

Launching a landmark visit to long-shunned Burma, President Barack Obama said today that he comes to “extend the hand of friendship” to a nation moving from persecution to peace. But his praise and personal attention came with an admonition to those in charge: The work of ensuring and protecting freedoms has just begun.

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  • Headline: Presidential visit a first for Burma
  • Publication: Front Section, Pages 1 on 11/19/2012
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