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What makes the Great Wall of China so extraordinary - Megan Campisi and Pen-Pen Chen

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The Great Wall of China is a 13,000-mile dragon of earth and stone that winds its way through the countryside of China. As it turns out, the wall’s history is almost as long and serpentine as its structure. Megan Campisi and Pen-Pen Chen detail the building and subsequent decay of this massive, impressive wall.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Megan Campisi, Pen-Pen Chen
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Director Steff Lee
  • Animator Rachinta Platts, Valentina Grasso
  • Composer Gav Cantrell
  • Narrator Pen-Pen Chen

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