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Delegates extend many hands at China's changing of the guard

Andy Wong / AP

A Chinese hostess, who serves delegates of National People's Congress, supervises her colleagues posing for a souvenir photograph on Tiananmen Square during a plenary session of the NPC at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, on March 8. The outgoing head of China's legislature has praised the body for upholding the ruling Communist Party's leading role and for rejecting Western models of multiparty democracy.

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