Shwedagon Pagoda

People visit Myanmar's landmark Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon on July 14, 2016.  Around 89 percent of the population in Myanmar practice Buddhism, with the rest divided among Christians and Muslims.  / AFP PHOTO / YE AUNG THUYE AUNG THU/AFP/Getty Images

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People visit Myanmar‘s landmark Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon. Around 89 percent of the population in Myanmar practice Buddhism, with the rest divided among Christians and Muslims

Dailylife Myanmar...epa03884887 A picture showing children asleep on the platform of the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar, 26 September 2013.  EPA/NYEIN CHAN NAING

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Children asleep on the platform of the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar.