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Blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng is escorted by House Speake John Boehner of Ohio, for a bipartisan event with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and other members of Congress, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, on Capitol Hill in Washington. He made international headlines in April when he escaped from house arrest in China and sought refuge in the U.S. embassy in Beijing.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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