Remembering June 4 1989

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June 4 1989 was my 21st birthday, the traditional “coming of age” birthday in Ireland. That’s not really why I remember that day though. The events of Tiananmen Square are still etched on my mind and the above image still retains the power to remind me of that turbulent summer twenty years ago.

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4 thoughts on “Remembering June 4 1989

  1. I remember it well. For a while there I held out some hope that there would be major, immediate change in the PRC. and.. Damn.. I’m older than you. . .

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