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China opens Paralympic Games

September 6, 2008

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Beijing opened the Paralympic Games in spectacular fashion on Saturday, the crowd at the Bird’s Nest roaring in approval at the lavish performance overseen by renowned Chinese film director Zhang Yimou.

Particularly well received was a moving ballet performance by a young girl who lost a leg in May’s massive Sichuan earthquake.

Check out the photos and click here to read Ben Blanchard’s view from the Bird’s Nest…

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Reuters photos by Jason Lee (top two) and Claro Cortes IV (bottom)

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Comments

great view! thx!

Posted by Jenny | Report as abusive
 

Wow. That is nice.

Posted by diana | Report as abusive
 

Great event Paralympic 2008 Games here in Beijing People’s Republic of China

Posted by patrick gleeson | Report as abusive
 

After performing a himalyan task like ‘Olympic 2008′, China has an exclusive arrangements additionally for the ‘Paralympic’. It is a uniquue as well as tiredless efforts that China has exhibited to the world. he nation,Chinese are hard-hitting and very tergettive at the same time, in overcoming any greater prblem or responsibility. In this ‘Paralympic’ ,China has paid a considerable emphasis over the handcapped performers as well. By encouraging the handicapped participants, China has shown an appreciable example to the world.China is really establishing to be a ‘Brightest Star’ in Asia day by day, through its accomplishments.

 

so cool…

 

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