Mao Zedong, China
毛泽東

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Brian at the Gate of Heavenly Peace, Tiān’ānmén Square, Běijīng China — November 2004

The one oddity about this picture is that the hordes of people always walking around this gate are missing. No, I am not a VIP, but I did manage to get this shot at 5:00 PM closing after the guards shooed everyone away. They didn’t get to me yet, but moments after the shutter clicked, I was harassed and told to leave immediately as well.


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Máo’s favorite meal was wu hua rou (5-flower pork)


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Máo Zédōng painting above the Gate of Heavenly Peace, Tiān’ānmén Square, Běijīng China — November 2004


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Máo inded was quite the colourful character


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Guarding the Gate of Heavenly Peace, Tiān’ānmén Square, Běijīng China — November 2004


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Máo Zédōng painting above the Gate of Heavenly Peace, Tiān’ānmén Square, Běijīng China — November 2004

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