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    Cyburbian MM1648's avatar
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    China property owner: holdout

    "Photo taken 10 March 2007 shows a house belonging to a stubborn Chinese homeowner Wu Ping, who has become a national cause celebre for holding up a major property development in southwest China in her three-year battle to protect her house, after refusing to accept a compensation deal by a property developer is surrounded by the ongoing building site excavation in Chongqing."(AFP/File/Mark Ralston)
    Story and photo from Yahoo! News.

    I found this interesting.
    Today's classic was yesterday's innovation. -Landry

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    Unfrozen Caveman Planner mendelman's avatar
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    yeah, I saw that too. Pretty funny. Though how could a municipality allow the owner to be so, seemingly, cut off.

    Great image though.
    I'm sorry. Is my bias showing?

    The ends can justify the means.

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