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Yingluck Shinawatra, Thailand's First Female Prime Minister Candidate, Could Assume Ousted Brother's Role

Yingluck Shinawatra

First Posted: 06/27/11 01:09 PM ET Updated: 08/27/11 06:12 AM ET

GlobalPost :

BANGKOK, Thailand -- In a country known for mad dog political rhetoric, Yingluck Shinawatra stands apart. The 44-year-old potential prime minister doesn't scream into the microphone. She coos.

At rural campaign stops, Yingluck addresses supporters like a concerned sibling. Do you have enough money, brothers and sisters? Are you struggling to get by? Have the past few years left you unhappy?

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Filed by Curtis M. Wong  |