Local Man Blames Failed Relationship, Eczema on Opium War

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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BEIJING — Local gym receptionist Liu Jiwei told colleagues Monday that he was convinced a recently diagnosed case of eczema was directly attributable to the First Opium War, the mid-19th century military confrontation between China and Great Britain that ultimately led to China’s hundred-year occupation by foreign powers.

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