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​Dalai Lama at Mayo Clinic for evaluation

ROCHESTER, Minn. -- The Dalai Lama is visiting the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, for a medical evaluation.

A Mayo spokeswoman confirmed the visit Thursday. No details were released.

The 80-year-old Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader has made regular visits to the Mayo Clinic in past years.

The Post-Bulletin newspaper in Rochester notes he has been spotted by some in town.