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Missouri man who swam to Suu Kyi in Myanmar stands trial

Wednesday, July 29, 2009 | 7:26 p.m. CDT

BANGKOK — He has been called a fool and a madman, an American innocent abroad who swam a lake to meet Myanmar's most famous dissident and barged into the midst of her 20-year struggle of wills with the country's military dictatorship.

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