BEIJING, CHINA - MARCH 11: Delegate Yao Ming, (2nd-R) a former NBA basketball star lined up to cast his ballot during a plenary session of the CPPCC held at the Great Hall of the People on March 11, ... more 
BEIJING, CHINA - MARCH 11: Delegate Yao Ming, (2nd-R) a former NBA basketball star lined up to cast his ballot during a plenary session of the CPPCC held at the Great Hall of the People on March 11, 2013 in Beijing, China. Yu Zhengsheng was elected Chairman of the National Committee of CPPCC. The CPPCC is a patriotic united front organization of the Chinese people, serving as a key mechanism for multi-party cooperation and political consultation under the leadership of the Communist Party of China. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images) less 
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