Chinese beachgoers wear face-kinis in Qingdao, northeast China's Shandong province. The face masks allow people to enjoy the water and sand — but not the effects of the sun. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In this Jan. 17, 2007, photo, Gu Kailai, left, and her husband, Bo Xilai, attend a memorial ceremony for Bo's father. Gu was given a suspended death sentence Monday after confessing to killing a British businessman by poisoning him with cyanide. Alexander F. Yuan/AP hide caption

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Gu Kailai during today's trial at the Hefei Intermediate People's Court. (Screen image from Chinese TV.) Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Frank Langfitt on 'Morning Edition'

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Gu Kailai, left, and her husband, Bo Xilai, in 2007. She's been charged with murder. Kyodo/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Gao Weiwei, a doctor of the Beijing Chest Hospital which specializes in the treatment of tuberculosis, talks to a patient suspected to have tuberculosis at the hospital in Tongzhou, near Beijing, March 27, 2009. Ng Han Guan/AP hide caption

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