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Posted: June 25, 2013 at 3:13 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “I feel like a trapped animal.” Chip Starnes, co-owner of Specialty Medical Supplies, on being forced to remain in his office in Beijing by workers demanding severance packages.

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