Ground broken for Bruce Lee theme park

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A ceremony was held Sunday in park in Shunde, a Chinese town near Hong Kong, to lay the foundations of theme park dedicated to kung fu star Bruce Lee.

Lee’s younger brother, Robert, and actress Betty Ting Pei were at the ceremony to kick off work on the 200 million yuan ($29 million Cdn) park, according to the fan club in Hong Kong.

The Bruce Lee theme park being built in Shunde in southern China is to include a statue of Lee, a memorial hall and a martial arts academy. This photo of Lee was taken in 1973.(Columbia Pictures/Associated Press) Lee was born in the United States, but moved to Hong Kong as a child, and achieved fame with his intense fighting style in movies such as Fist of Fury and Enter the Dragon. [Full Text]

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