Clinton extolled for a job well done

She notched 112 nations in 4 years

Posted: February 3, 2013 at 4:46 a.m.

Hillary Rodham Clinton leaves Brasilia, Brazil, on April 17, on her way to Brussels. As secretary of state, Clinton visited 112 countries, from tiny Togo, in West Africa, to China.

The most-traveled secretary of state in U.S. history, Hillary Rodham Clinton stepped down from her Cabinet post Friday after calling for the United States to become more involved internationally in promoting democracy and human rights.

State Department workers crowd around Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday as she bids farewell to the agency on her last day as secretary of state.

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