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Korean star reminds Myanmar's Suu Kyi of her father

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Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi had a special dinner Thursday night with a host of South Korean soap opera stars, one of whom was invited because of his resemblance to her assassinated father. 

Aung San Suu Kyi (L) receives flowers from Myanmarese children during a meeting with Myanmar people living in South Korea, in Seoul, on February 1, 2013. Suu Kyi arrived in South Korea on January 28 for a four-day visit to meet politicians and soap-opera stars as well as to collect a human rights award.

Taking some time out of a hectic four-day visit schedule, the Nobel Peace Prize winner dined with four well-known faces of the "Hallyu", or Korean Wave, of TV dramas that have captivated audiences across Asia -- including Myanmar.

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