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8-8-88 A Day that Changed History

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Protests in Burma 1988

Photo from the New York Times 1988.


On August 8, 1988 (8-8-88) the people of Myanmar (Burma) took to the streets to demand democracy. The protest was met with military force and fatal endings.

This amazing story about bravery, freedom, and victory at last is told on the NPR website. Click the following link to hear more.

As Myanmar Opens Up A Look Back on a 1988 Uprising



Author: 4 the World

4 the World identifies and collaborates with communities across the globe to empower them to identify and solve the most pressing needs of their communities within the areas of health and education. By partnering with the communities in these areas, we provide critical support and capacity-building initiatives to ensure these communities are capable of continuing to grow and thrive in the future.

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