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Memorable, monumental morning

Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette
Indigenous garb was on display outside the Coliseum on Tuesday morning as a crowd gathered before the doors opened.
Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette
Signs at the Coliseum give instructions in English and Burmese. Fort Wayne has one of the nation’s largest Burmese communities.
Swikar Patel | The Journal Gazette
With a video screen carrying an English translation above her, Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaks at Memorial Coliseum on Tuesday morning.
Swikar Patel | The Journal Gazette
Suu Kyi acknowledges the audience before she makes her exit from the Coliseum. Her stop in Fort Wayne is among several on he 17-day U.S. visit.
Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette
Julie Mano, left, and other flower girls wait to present bouquets to Suu Kyi, whose address drew an estimated 5,000 people.