Letter From - Autumn 2018

Burma: The Lady and the Monk

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By William Lychack | September 4, 2018
In June 2013, Myint led a procession of novitiates, including the author, in the collection of alms in the remote farming village of Padaukone. (Courtesy of the author)

My friend Myint Tun had passed away at 47 the previous spring, after a failed heart operation, so my son and I decided to return to Burma, where Myint lived, to join his widow and three children in Mandalay for the anniversary of his death. We would go to the cemetery, stand at the mouth […]

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