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Eyewitness: Tiananmen, the night dreams became nightmares

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"They're shooting!" 

A hunger striker from Beijing University sits with several hundred students during a demonstration at Tiananmen Square in Beijing on May 14, 1989 (L). Visitors walk past the same spot 25 years later on May 29, 2014

The cry spreads through the Beijing crowd at 11:30 pm, as the first clicks from the army's AK-47s ring out into the darkness.

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