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SEE SEE SEE??!!!! THE FIRE!!!!
WOW! It's only today that I realized I am actually in Beijing.
Guess what I saw...
THE OLYMPICS FIRE!!!!!
WHOA. I mean it wasn't as all-that as I'd imagine, but now, at least I can tell everyone that I've seen the olympics fire!
There were groups and groups of people waiting at the sidewalks in the school, and I was wondering what was going on. I ran into Lindsey, and she told me the olympics fire was going to run around my campus (I'm soooo proud of MY school now). So I was like, okay, I'll hang around (OF COURSE!) to see the fire.
At first we were trying to figure out if we were actually waiting at the right time, because they were WAYYY behind schedule.
Then, we heard crowd noises and drums (how much more chinese can you get with the drums), then we turned our heads, and VOILA! A CROWD of people were slowly jogging, and the first person in the crowd was holding a white fire "stick" (what do you call it?) and there was actually FIRE!
I quickly took my cell phone out and snapped 2 pics, while Lindsey supposedly working for the newspaper, ran to catch up with the crowd and snapped more pics. I was too tired to run.
But yea, that was it. AMAZING, no? I can now tell everyone that I've seen the fire. AWESOME!!!!!!
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SEE SEE SEE??!!!! THE FIRE!!!!
SEE SEE SEE??!!!! THE FIRE!!!!
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