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China Denies Visa to Favorite Son

One of the Cheek family’s finest is in the news again.  Joey Cheek, who captured headlines by winning gold in the Winter Olympics and then donating the prize money to humanitarian causes has been denied a visa to attend the Summer Olympics in China.  Joey has been active in Team Darfur working toward ending the genocide going on in the Sudan.  China has been a supporter of the Sudanese government which is one of its major oil suppliers.  For more information see the stories at

Washington Post

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Posted by on 6 August 2008 in Cheek


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