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Children salute during a parade of students from military school for kids on October 28, 2007 in Nanjing of Jiangsu Province, China. Over 2,000 children from 42 military schools attended the event. According to local media, there are over 10,000 military schools for kids in China, in which children get national defence education. By China Photos/Getty Images.

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