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Xu Rui, 51, is one of the 40 artisan ice sculptors from Harbin, China. These sculptors are master carvers who spend a month here each year turning two million pounds of ice into colorful ice sculptures  in an environment of nine degrees.   (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)
Photo by: ROD LAMKEY JR
Xu Rui, 51, is one of the 40 artisan ice sculptors from Harbin, China. These sculptors are master carvers who spend a month here each year turning two million pounds of ice into colorful ice sculptures in an environment of nine degrees. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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