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Chinese Royalty With Head In Chest (182 views)
Garfield Elementary School
Costumes In The 2013 Chinese New Year Parade

Market Street between 2nd and 3rd Streets

San Francisco, California

(Photo posted Sunday 3 March 2013)

(Photo taken 17:27:10 Saturday 23 February 2013)

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Large figures of Chinese royalty strode down the street, each with a small human head embedded in his chest in place of a beating heart.

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(2 of 5) A large panda was helped to walk down the street, as if the person wearing the costume had trouble seeing out.
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(3 of 5) A large golden man with cartoon hands appeared to lust after a young woman carrying a bottle of water.
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(4 of 5) Stilt walkers from West Portal Elementary School in San Francisco took big steps. They were costumed as all different classes of society.
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(5 of 5) A woman was costumed as a firecracker with a head-piece that looked like a burning fuse. Next to her, a figurine appeared to function as her cheerleader.