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New Zealand photographer Amos Chapple, whose photo was selected as an editor's choice in the National Geographic Photo Contest, discusses his experiences photographing all over the world.
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French photographer Gilles Sabrié shares his experiences and photographs from a country grappling with unprecedented change.
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University of Pennsylvania professor and China specialist Arthur Waldron recounts his first trip into China in 1981, when he was a simple tour guide for a group of U.S. tourists.
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