Mo Shunhai, 59 years old, and Zhou Qunxing, a year younger, have been married for 34 years. Though Zhou is younger, she looks hoary-haired and morbid. Twenty-six years ago, she got systemic muscular atrophy. Till now, she has completely lost the capacity to take care of herself. Mo has never thought of forsaking her, but looks after her as carefully as possible. For years, he has held her hands tightly.
Recently, a candidate from Super Speaker, a renowned variety TV show, hits the Internet. She is An’ran, whose photos on Weibo are now popular for her pure and pretty appearance. She is now known as the best-looking “bald” beauty. Due to familial inheritance, she was diagnosed to be innately bald in her childhood. She has recorded for a number of hot shows, such as Extraordinary Dance, More Than Perfect, Wonderful Chinese, which build her fame among audience.
Fishing used to be a way to make a living, whereas it has become a kind of rite now. Yang Bin, who has been a fisherman for over 40 years, sees his identity change from a full-time fisherman to a part-time, the fish-catching method transformation from man-power to motor vessel then back to manpower sailing ship, the fishing period adjustment from the whole year to a month.
Two winter swimming enthusiasts broke the ice and jumped into the Songhua River to start their winter swimming season in Harbin, Northeast China's Heilongjiang province, on Nov 20, 2016. Hundreds of winter swimming enthusiasts swim in the river every year.
A journalist takes photos of the frozen grapes in Ji'an of Tonghua city, Northeast China's Jilin province, on Dec 7, 2016. As a dessert wine, the ice wine is produced from frozen grapes. In recent years, local government of Ji'an encouraged the research and development of ice wine industry. The growing area of the special grapes has exceeded 330 hectares and local yearly production of the ice wine reaches 500 tonnes. The Ji'an ice wine has become an example of the Chinese ice wine in global market.
Tourists visit the beach during sunset in southern Pakistani port city of Karachi, Dec. 9, 2016.Camel owners wait for customers during sunset at the beach in southern Pakistani port city of Karachi, Dec. 9, 2016. (Xinhua/Ahmad Kamal)
Squirrel monkeys frolic at a zoo in Guiyang, capital of southwest China's Guizhou Province, Dec. 9, 2016.Squirrel monkeys frolic at a zoo in Guiyang, capital of southwest China's Guizhou Province, Dec. 9, 2016. (Xinhua/Zhang Hui)
Santa Claus shows up in the Shanghai International Financial Center in east China's Shanghai,Dec, 9, 2016. The center created a cartoon garden in cooperation with the Walt Disney Company to welcome the coming Christmas.
Photo taken on Dec. 8, 2016 shows an overlook of part of Paris, capital of France. Vehicles are to be banned from circulating in Paris and in 22 neighboring municipalities on Friday for the fourth successive day due to poor air quality, the city authorities said on Thursday.