YANGON (Reuters) â€“ Myanmarâ€™s Aung San Suu Kyi, democracy hero and one-time political prisoner under military rule, arrived at a polling station in Yangon on Sunday to cast her vote in the countryâ€™s first free election in 25 years.
Suu Kyiâ€™s car inched through a scrum of news photographers waiting outside the school building, and she was stony-faced as bodyguards shouted at people to move out of the way.
Most in the crowd of well-wishers gathered there were lucky to get a glimpse of the garland on Suu Kyiâ€™s hair as she went inside to vote without a smile or a wave.
(Reporting by Andrew Marshall; Writing by John Chalmers; Editing by Robert Birsel)
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