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Hopes and prayer ahead of historic Myanmar trip
Burmese refugees gather and sing after church in Decatur, Georiga.
November 17th, 2012
06:04 AM ET

Hopes and prayer ahead of historic Myanmar trip

By Emma Lacey-Bordeaux, CNN

(CNN) – On Monday President Barack Obama will become the first sitting U.S. president to visit Myanmar. The trip comes nearly a year after Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited with a pledge of better relations if the country made democratic reforms.

Obama’s trip comes after historic elections earlier this year.

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