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Youngest quake hero decides to go home

China's youngest hero has returned to his hometown in Sichuan Province after a half year in Shanghai, where he enjoyed free medical treatment and schooling but missed his home.

'Olympic Pandas' head for Sichuan home

Eight pandas flown to Beijing last May to add cheer to the Olympics will return to their hometown in southwest China's Sichuan Province upcoming Sunday, a Beijing Zoo official said Tuesday.


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· China reports 69,227 deaths from May earthquake
· Death toll remains unchanged at 69,226, with another 17,923 missing
· China quake death toll hits 69,226
· China quake death toll rises to 69,222
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· Youths to raise fund for quake-affected children
· Romanian gendarmes donate US$233,000 to Chinese quake victims
· HK grants more emergency relief fund for Sichuan
· Quake debris blasted to ease pressure on rising lake
· Beijing helps build new town in quake-hit Shifang
· Vice Premier urges scientific planning in quake zone
· An elderly man donates his life savings to charity
· Heroic head strives to rebuild school
· Quake bereaved parents struggling with psychological trauma
· Quake survivors struggle to rebuild life
· Quake-hit students see future with college exam
· A wedding that follows a funeral
· A dog-day afternoon
· Controversy doesn't nix promotion of 'police mom'

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At 2:28 PM on May 12, 2008, a 8.0 Richter Scale earthquake pounded Wenchuan County in southwest China's Sichuan Province.

Wenchuan (population 111,800) , 90 km northwest of Sichuan's capital Chengdu, hosts Wolong Nature Reserve, China's leading giant panda research center.
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  • Survivors' pain concealed 5 months after earthquake
  • Injured residents rescued after Tibet quake
  • Storms leave at least 14 dead in quake zone
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  • Quake amputee dances away with ceremony
  • Yao Ming builds school in quake-hit Sichuan
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· China's national mentality shocks the world
· Don't cause more damage
· Meaningless to compare how much you donate for the quake area
· Diary of a survivor
· A prayer for the safety of all babies in quake-hit areas
· Rescue diary in Sichuan
· My dearest Jiaxin, walk well along your way
· I apologize for Sharon Stone's comments
· I wish you well, my friends across the world
· Days of mourning - an open letter to all Chinese students
· Our deepest sympathy goes out to you
· I can see how this terrible tragedy united all the Chinese Nation
· Please don't loose heart
· All of us around the world share your greif and sadness