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Surviving downturn no child’s play for toymaker

Lawrence Chan Wing-lun began his working life helping test plane parts for Boeing during the Vietnam War. Luckily for toy-crazy kids all over the world, he did not pursue that career.

The mechanical engineer set up Wynnewood Corp. in 1972 with his brothers, building it into one of the world’s leading toymakers.

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