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Elegy for a Lost Beijing

Kaitlin Solimine | Posted 03.16.2013 | World
Kaitlin Solimine

The Beijing I knew and loved had pollution, sure, but it was of the type that belonged to a nation slowly shrugging off the cloak of Communism. In light of recen reports about the staggering pollution levels in Beijing this week, I felt I needed to return to the Beijing I once believed in.