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China general's daughter sorry over Cultural Revolution death

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The daughter of a top Chinese Communist Party official has apologised over the killing of one of her teachers, the latest former Red Guard to express remorse for the horrors of Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution, state media said Monday. 

This photo taken on September 25, 2012 shows a display at Fan Jianchuan's Cultural Revolution museum near Chengdu, to commemorate the millions who were persecuted and killed in the decade-long social and political upheaval

Song Binbin's father Song Renqiong was a powerful general and one of the Communist Party's "Eight Immortals", and she herself was a leader of the revolutionary Red Guards at her school as a teenager in 1966.

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