A child wearing a uniform waits to raise the national flag on Jan. 21, 2015 at the Beichuan Red army elementary school in Beichuan, southwest China's Sichuan province.
A child wearing a uniform waits to raise the national flag on Jan. 21, 2015 at the Beichuan Red army elementary school in Beichuan, southwest China's Sichuan province.Fred Dufour—AFP/Getty Images
A child wearing a uniform waits to raise the national flag on Jan. 21, 2015 at the Beichuan Red army elementary school in Beichuan, southwest China's Sichuan province.
Children sing after raising the national flag.
Children sing after raising the national flag.
Children march after raising the national flag.
Children wait to enter their classroom.
Children during class.
Children take their lunch.
Children during lunch.
A boy waits at the Beichuan Red army elementary school.
A child wearing a uniform waits to raise the national flag on Jan. 21, 2015 at the Beichuan Red army elementary school i
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See the Patriotic Red Army School Students in China

Feb 13, 2015

Agence France-Presse photographer Fred Dufour documents one of China's nearly 150 schools which aim to spread the Red Army spirit, patriotism, and discipline.

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