Thousands gather for Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi's visit to Fort Wayne
Suu Kyi to speak on democracy
Last Updated: 237 days ago
FORT WAYNE, Ind. -
Hundreds of people gathered in Fort Wayne early Tuesday in anticipation of a visit by the leader of Myanmar's democracy movement.
Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi , 67, was scheduled to speak at the Fort Wayne's Memorial Coliseum.
Organizers said they expected at least 7,000 people to gather to hear Suu Kyi speak.
Inside the coliseum, four Burmese men were hanging signs welcoming Suu Kyi to the city that has one of the nation's largest Burmese communities.
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