Chairman Mao charted China’s course for over two decades… and he’s still hanging around, in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square.

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Although I wasn’t allowed to take photos of the corpse, someone was, as you can see via a Google Images search.

This New York Times article examines Mao’s legacy in modern China, while this BBC article asks the burning question, “How do you embalm a leader?”

Plan ahead: read it now, before your local beloved communist leader dies.