19 Aug '13, 3am

Jet-setting @LoyarBurok-ker @gaythri tells of her afternoon with Aung San Suu Kyi. More to come, I'm

Jet-setting @LoyarBurok-ker @gaythri tells of her afternoon with Aung San Suu Kyi. More to come, I'm

She asked me if I was getting a lot out of this trip. This was typical Daw Suu again – everyone else I had met asked how I liked this country. She asked me if I was succeeding in my mission, getting done what I had gone there to do. I told her that I met people in Yangon who welcomed help. She looked at me and said “Gaythri, the next time you meet people who ask for help, please tell them to first help themselves. Don’t wait for help. Start doing something”. I nodded, said “yes, I will” and then blurted “you are so inspiring!” She laughed and said “I don’t know why people say that, this is just common sense.”

Full article: http://www.loyarburok.com/2013/08/19/afternoon-lady/

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