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Dalai Lama cancels all US visits next month due to health reasons

The Dalai Lama.
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The Dalai Lama.

The Dalai Lama canceled all of his U.S. visits for October because of medical reasons, The Office of Tibet said Friday.

"His Holiness arrived in the United States earlier this week for a medical evaluation. Upon completion of the evaluation, the doctors have advised that His Holiness take complete rest," the office said in a release.

The Dalai Lama, 80, was scheduled to make appearances in Boulder, Colo., Salt Lake City and Philadelphia next month.

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