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Snapshot Sunday: Changing of the Guard

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Changing of the guard at the Martyr's Shrine - Taipei, Taiwan

The National Revolutionary Martyrs’ Shrine in Taipei is dedicated to the 330,000 people who sacrificed their lives to the revolution preceding the establishment of the Republic of China (Taiwan). The military police officers who guard the main gate have been rigidly trained to stand like expressionless statues, and their hourly changing of the guard has become a major tourist attraction in Taipei.

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