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  • China
    Sunday Jun 1, 2008

    2008 Sichuan earthquake

    Sad Children's Day

    China
    Sunday Jun 1, 2008

    On Children's Day, June 1, 2008, many parents went to the rubble of schools to mourn for their children. The surviving children, who were mostly living in relief centers, performed ceremonies marking the special day, but also acknowledging the earthquake.




  • Beijing, China
    Monday Jun 23, 2008

    Kobe Bryant

    First Olympic medal

    Beijing, China
    Monday Jun 23, 2008

    On June 23, 2008, he was named to the USA Men's Senior National Team for the 2008 Summer Olympics. This was his first time going to the Olympics. Bryant scored 20 points, including 13 in the fourth quarter, along with six assists, as Team USA defeated Spain 118–107 in the gold medal game on August 24, 2008, for its first gold medal in a worldwide competition since the 2000 Olympics. He averaged 15.0 points, 2.8 rebounds, and 2.1 assists while shooting .462 from the field in eight Olympic contests.




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