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Jul 27 2012

Additional Footage of the Flooding in Beijing

Earlier this week, we talked about the flooding in Beijing that happened over last weekend. I found a few more clips of the floodwaters worth watching. The first clip shows a steel bridge collapsing after being overwhelmed by water.

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Jul 24 2012

The Flooding Tragedy in Beijing

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In 1997 and 1998, I had the privilege of spending a few days of my summer as well as a Thanksgiving in Beijing, China. I got to visit the Great Wall, eat some fantastic dim sum and local fare, visit the silk market, Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden Palace, and experience some extreme heat and …

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