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Myanmar Holds Election Despite Devastation

Despite the deadly cyclone, Myanmar's military government went ahead with a weekend referendum on a new constitution. Co-host Renee Montagne talks with an NPR reporter in Yangon about how the people felt having to vote in the midst of a humanitarian crisis.

The NPR correspondent is not identified for his own safety, as Western reporters are not welcome in Myanmar.

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