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Olympics Dancer Paralyzed

World Journal, Posted: Aug 14, 2008

SAN FRANCISCO Chinese Dancer Yan Liu fell from a three-meter-high stage and was paralyzed during a rehearsal for the Olympics opening ceremony 10 days before the opening night. Liu was the first choice for the only single dancing program the Silk Road," the World Journal reports. Her name stayed on the playbills that everyone attending the ceremony received. The dancer who actually performed in the ceremony remains unknown. Liu became a hero in China after her accident. According to the Shenyang Performance Net, an online entertainment news service, Liu recently married Kun Lang, one of the most famous stage show directors in China, before her accident.

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