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Medical volunteers walk past tents set up on the playground of a primary school as temporary shelters for victims after explosions in Tianjin, China, on Aug. 13. Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Tianjin Tragedy Is A Painful Reflection Of How China Largely Works

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Residents look at a submerged bus on a flooded street amid rainfall in the Tianjin on Thursday. A much expected downpour bypassed Beijing Wednesday but battered the neighboring city of Tianjin instead, flooding many downtown streets and submerging vehicles. China Daily/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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