‘Fan Run Run’: teacher in China who left students behind during 2008 Sichuan earthquake in new controversy

A Chinese teacher who gained notoriety for leaving his students behind during the deadly 2008 Sichuan earthquake is in the news again for controversial comments about the incident.

Fan Meizhong, referred to online as Fan Run Run after his escape, was teaching Chinese at Guangya School in Dujiangyan, Sichuan, when the quake hit May 12, 2008.

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