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Sheng Jun, 44, is one of the 40 artisan ice sculptors from Harbin, China,  working on the construction of the attraction ICE! featuring DreamWorks Shrek the Halls at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Md. Harbin, China has been host of the Ice and Snow Festival for more than 25 years, welcoming approximately 800,000 visitors annually.  (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)
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Sheng Jun, 44, is one of the 40 artisan ice sculptors from Harbin, China, working on the construction of the attraction ICE! featuring DreamWorks Shrek the Halls at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Md. Harbin, China has been host of the Ice and Snow Festival for more than 25 years, welcoming approximately 800,000 visitors annually. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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