Michelle Obama tries her hand at writing the Chinese character for "eternal" or "forever," a difficult task, given it involves all eight basic strokes of Chinese calligraphy. She is with Peng Liyuan, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, and students of the Beijing Normal School. Far right is Liu Yijie, 17, who is quoted as saying in my story "Ms. Obama held her brush really well." Friday, March 21, 2014.
Michelle Obama tries her hand at writing the Chinese character for "eternal" or "forever," a difficult task, given it involves all eight basic strokes of Chinese calligraphy. She is with Peng Liyuan, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, and students of the Beijing Normal School. Far right is Liu Yijie, 17, who is quoted as saying in my story "Ms. Obama held her brush really well." Friday, March 21, 2014.
Michelle Obama tries her hand at writing the Chinese character for "eternal" or "forever," a difficult task, given it involves all eight basic strokes of Chinese calligraphy. She is with Peng Liyuan, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, and students of the Beijing Normal School. Far right is Liu Yijie, 17, who is quoted as saying in my story "Ms. Obama held her brush really well." Friday, March 21, 2014.

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