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A Santa Claus walks in a hutong, in Beijing on December,23, 2014 as Christians around the world prepare to celebrate the holy day

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A Santa Claus walks in a hutong, in Beijing on Tuesday as Christians around the world prepare to celebrate the holy day

Chinese trishaw drivers take nap while waiting for customers at a hutong alley near the drum tower, a tourist spot in Beijing, China Wednesday, May 7, 2014.

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Trishaw drivers take a nap while waiting for customers at a hutong alley near the Drum Tower, a tourist spot in Beijing, China

People watch as a beggar walks along a traditional Chinese 'hutong' alleyway in Beijing on April 26, 2013. China's economic growth likely picked up slightly in the first quarter of this year, according to an AFP poll of analysts on April 15, but they say the rebound is fragile and key data unreliable.

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People watch as a beggar walks along a traditional Chinese “hutong” alleyway in Beijing, China