posted on Sep, 17 2012 @ 02:06 PM
Xi Jinping, China's next leader, ends 14 day-long vanishing act with visit to farm school
His face was perhaps slightly pale and lined in the Beijing sunshine, his lips pursed, but there was little outwards sign of any illness or injury
that would prevent him from taking power for the next decade.
Maybe it actually was his back. People in pain will look like they've been sick for a while.
If you've ever strained your back, you know how debilitating it can be. Maybe he didn't want to show signs of ageing or weakness.