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Pole Dancing Exploding In Chinese Popularity

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SHANGHAI, China -- Two pairs of girls stand, one in front of the other, staring at their own reflections in the mirror and gyrating in the direction of a shiny pole to the beat of techno music.

"It's beautiful," Su Tongyu said, watching her students warm up.

"The first time I saw pole-dancing, I was in a Shanghai night club five to six years ago," she said. Then just 17, she was instantly hooked.

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