May 24, 2013 12:00 AM

Political prisoner returns to family after 16 years

Imprisoned in his native Burma for his pro-democracy and labor rights activism, Myo Aung Thant hadn't seen his family in person for about 16 years. But on Friday night, the 57-year-old walked off a plane at the Tri-Cities Airport in Pasco and back into their arms.

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