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China in Space
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Fish (渔yú) have been a frequently used symbol for good fortune for centuries. This is because 余yú means ?surplus; abundance? and so a picture of a fish is a wish for prosperity. They are often eaten at Chinese New Year partly as a symbol for a wish for abundance in the coming year.
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