Child Earthquake Survivor Leads Chinese Team
In the most heartwrenching moment of the Beijing Opening Ceremony of the 2008 Olympics a child earthquake survivor, Lin Hao, 9, who kept himself alive "by singing songs" proudly led out the Chinese team with the extremely tall basketball player medal winner, Yao Ming.
Chinese basketball star Yao Ming leads the Chinese delegation holding hands with earthquake survivor Lin Hao during the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in Beijing on August 8, 2008. The three-hour show at Beijing's iconic "Bird's Nest" national stadium is set to see more than 15,000 performers showcase the nation's ancient history and its rise as a modern power. [Agencies]