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Cultural evolution: a look at Mao

Chinese lift the shroud from legacy of once-dominant figure

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By Patricia Wen
Globe Staff / August 18, 2008

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BEIJING - Wearing a soft layered dress and white sandals, the granddaughter of the late Chairman Mao Zedong strolled gracefully one recent afternoon through an exhibit devoted to art work showing the Great Leader. Kong Dongmei surveyed sketches of Mao as a young rebel and a bronze statue of him as an aging but dignified man. (Full article: 903 words)

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