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Correspondent Patrick Winn tackles questions on Myanmar

Winn invited questions about Myanmar in a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" session, where he discussed religious violence, refugee camps and the hardships of trying to report on sensitive issues.

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Myanmar devotee visit Shwedagon pagoda on the full moon day of Kasone Festival to mark Buddha's Birthday in Yangon on May 24, 2013. (Soe Than WIN/AFP/Getty Images)

What's it like to have spent years in one of the word's most isolated and oppressed states?

From detailing Myanmar's struggle to emerge from decades of military rule to what it was like trudging around one of Asia's most heavily-mined areas, GlobalPost's Senior Correspondent Patrick Winn sat down with Redditors for an AMA (Ask Me Anything).

The full Q&A is available on Reddit, with some of the best highlighted below: