Tacoma mayor Marilyn Strickland, left, and Lincoln High principal Patrick Erwin flank Chinese president Xi Jinping as they entered the gym during his visit to Lincoln High on Sept. 23, 2015.
Tacoma mayor Marilyn Strickland, left, and Lincoln High principal Patrick Erwin flank Chinese president Xi Jinping as they entered the gym during his visit to Lincoln High on Sept. 23, 2015. Drew Perine Staff photographer
Tacoma mayor Marilyn Strickland, left, and Lincoln High principal Patrick Erwin flank Chinese president Xi Jinping as they entered the gym during his visit to Lincoln High on Sept. 23, 2015. Drew Perine Staff photographer

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