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New Year's Eve Feast at Pure Lotus Vegetarian Restaurant  

New Year's Eve Feast at Pure Lotus Vegetarian Restaurant

With a Roar, the Year of the Tiger Arrives

February 23rd 2010
Huge, colorful fireworks explode mere meters from my sixth-story apartment window. Firecrackers so loud that I can't hear myself think erupt throughout my neighborhood. Families gather to watch CCTV stations broadcast the New Year's Eve television extravaganza. In southern China, lion dances abound as drums pound and cymbals crash. The Year of the Tiger has arrived with a roar. Although I had c ... read more
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Chinese Flag For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
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