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Matt Rivers

International Correspondent — CNN
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In Beijing for CNN. Prior Philly, SATX, EPT. Syracuse alum, New Jersey proud.

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But the response from whomever I’m speaking to...Australian, British, Chinese, so what? Are any of those challenges so insurmountable that they can’t be solved in the face of thousands of innocent people being murdered each year? That’s what I can’t answer.
To clarify, I always tell them about the issues that make solving the problem hard—constitutional protections, industry lobbying, culture, political considerations, lack of funding for mental health programs, etc.
Big lines for Lama Temple on the first day of the New Year here in Beijing
I live abroad in China and most of my colleagues/friends here are not American. There is a persistent disbelief on their part as to why the US continues to allow shootings like #Parkland to happen. Not sure what to tell them.
Some quality reading provided in my @Westin hotel in Guangzhou.
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