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On Being with Krista Tippett is a public radio project delving into the human side of news stories + issues. Curated + edited by senior editor Trent Gilliss.

We publish guest contributions. We edit long; we scrapbook. We do big ideas + deep meaning. We answer questions.

We've even won a couple of Webbys + a Peabody Award.
It’s supposed to be me. I wish people wouldn’t make busts or posters of me, it is a very strange thing to be looking at yourself all the time. It’s not like this at my house, I promise you. I have pictures of my children.

Activists Hold Up Cut-Out Images of Aung San Suu Kyi— Aung San Suu Kyi, when asked by the Guardian's Jack Davies about a golden bust behind her at the headquarters of the National League for Democracy (NLD). According to the reporter, “images of her are everywhere: on posters, calendars and pamphlets, T-shirts, necklaces and earrings.”

(photo: Activists from the Free Burma Coalition holding masks depicting Aung San Suu Kyi in front of the Myanmar embassy in Manila. (photo: Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images)