Xi Jinping was expected to become the next president of China this month. His disappearance sparked rumors across China and the rest of the world, several high-profile meetings between Xi and foreign dignitaries including US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have been cancelled.
This isn't the first time this sort of thing has happened in China. The communist country has a history of striving for perfection by covering up the illnesses and deaths of political leaders.
Eleven days after he went missing, "Xi Jinping" emerged to send his condolences to the family of Comrade Huang Rong, a veteran who passed away last week at the age of 102. At least, that's what China says happened.
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