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June 25, 2014

Who Is Tian Tian?

The flower plaque at the entrance to China: Tradition and the Art of Living at the 2014 Folklife Festival prominently features a character named Tian Tian. Created by artist Danny Yung, the blank boyish figure represents curiosity and the desire to learn and explore.

Editing: Ed Fry, Charlie Weber

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