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Agony endures 75 years after Nanjing Massacre

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Three quarters of a century after Japanese soldiers butchered her family and left her for dead, Xia Shuqin says she relives her terror with every denial that the Nanjing Massacre ever happened. 

File photo shows visitors looking at bronze sculptures depicting victims of the Nanjing massacre at the Memorial Museum in Nanjing. Part of the conflicts that led up to the Second World War, it stands as the Japanese military's worst atrocity and remains a bitter strain on the two countries' relationship.

As the Imperial Japanese Army entered China's then capital city on December 13, 1937, Xia heard pounding at the door.

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