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Posted: December 29, 2012 at 2:51 a.m.

Daw Nan Mauk Lao Sai, chairman of Burma’s Shwe FM radio station, said she paid $49,000 for a handknit woolen sweater made by Nobel laureate and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi “because I value the warmth and security it will give,” adding that the money is going to a good cause — the education of poor children in the country.

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