Wed, March 28, 2012
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Up above the world so high

2012-03-28 01:56:44 GMT2012-03-28 09:56:44(Beijing Time)  China Daily

Two skyscraper cleaners hover in the high sky at the 101st floor of Shanghai World Financial Center to test their equipment before cleaning the building’s exterior windows on March 26, 2012. To clean the tens of thousands of glass windows, more than 30 cleaners use the special contraption. The cleaners are prohibited from taking watches and cell phones up, and all work is stopped when wind speeds exceed safety levels. [Photo/CFP]

A skyscraper cleaner works on the windows of the 94th floor of Shanghai World Financial Center on March 26, 2012. [Photo/CFP]

Gao Jingui, a skyscraper cleaner, works at a height of the 101st floor of Shanghai World Financial Center on March 26, 2012. [Photo/CFP]

Yang Bo cleans a piece of exterior window on the 94th floor of Shanghai World Financial Center on March 26, 2012. [Photo/CFP]

A skyscraper cleaner works at a height of the 101st floor of Shanghai World Financial Center on March 26, 2012. [Photo/CFP]

Two skyscraper cleaners hover in the high sky at the 101st floor of Shanghai World Financial Center to test their equipment before cleaning the building’s exterior windows on March 26, 2012. To clean the tens of thousands of glass windows, more than 30 cleaners use the special contraption. The cleaners are prohibited from taking watches and cell phones up, and all work is stopped when wind speeds exceed safety levels.

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