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Greetings From China

Hello!!!

Well, just a quickie to let everyone know we made it safe and sound. We arrived in Beijing at about 2:30 AM Iowa time...and got to the hospital just before 7:00 AM. It was a long, long, trip...with many amusing details I'll have to share with you soon. For now, I just wanted to let everyone know we're ok, we're getting settled, and now we're ready for bed. After all, we've been up now for about 28 hours. I'm EXHAUSTED!

Here are some pics of our journey so far.

Us on the plane...just starting out:


Can you tell how huge the plane is? We are in the very last row...a bad idea in hindsight:


My first Coke Light:


The view over Siberia...our plane went up over Alaska and over:


On the bus to Tianjin...don't we look TIRED!?


Matt's room...like the pose? This is how goofy Matt gets when sleep deprived:


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