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In Chinatown, politics of old country still spark

Small and secluded, a memorial to Tiananmen’s fallen is causing ripples as residents debate its place in a redesigned park

A memorial to the Tiananmen Square uprising sits in a quiet park in Chinatown; its future there is murky. A memorial to the Tiananmen Square uprising sits in a quiet park in Chinatown; its future there is murky. (Pat Greenhouse/ Globe Staff)
By Meghan E. Irons
Globe Staff / March 10, 2010

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Boston’s Chinatown memorial to the Tiananmen Square massacre sits at the shaded edge of a children’s sandpit in Mary Soo Hoo Park, a fenced gathering place just outside the neighborhood’s famous gateway. (Full article: 840 words)

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