Deal undone? Activist now wants to leave China

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This undated photo provided by the China Aid Association shows blind Chinese legal activist Chen Guangcheng, right, holding his son, Chen Kerui, with his wife Yuan Weijing, second from left, and his mother, left, in Shandong province, China. Chen, a blind activist said Wednesday, May 2, 2012, that U.S. officials told him that Chinese authorities would have beaten his wife to death had he not left the American Embassy, where he sought sanctuary after fleeing persecution by local officials in his rural town. A senior U.S. official, speaking on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the issue, denied that the administration had passed on to Chen Guangcheng any threat of violence to his family, but did say that Chen was told that if he stayed in the embassy indefinitely, his family would be returned to their home province. (AP Photo/www.ChinaAid.org)