The journey of a 1000 miles begins with a single step

Tibet

Anniversary of Dalai Lama Exiting Tibet

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Today in History
On March 17, 1959, the Dalai Lama, then 23, disguised himself as a soldier and slipped through the crowds outside the palace he’d never see again. He embarked on a perilous journey to asylum, crossing the Himalayas with a retinue of soldiers and cabinet members.