Child beauty pageants have long been seen as an American phenomenon, but thanks to shows such as Toddlers And Tiaras, their popularity is growing in Britain. Only last month, the UK hosted the first such pageant for very young children, with around 100 little girls competing for the prize of ‘Mini Miss Princess UK’.
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.
Aerial photo taken on Dec. 10, 2017 shows a wharf of Danjiangkou Reservoir in Xichuan County, central China's Henan Province. Danjiangkou Reservoir is the water source of the central route of China's south-to-north water diversion project.
Visitors look at exhibits at a pottery exhibition in Shandong Museum in Jinan, capital of east China's Shandong Province, Dec. 9, 2017. Over 130 pottery works, made by artists from more than 30 colleges and universities in China, are displayed during the exhibition.
Aerial photo taken on Dec. 9, 2017 shows a square in Xijiang Qianhu Miao Village in Leishan County, southwest China's Guizhou Province. The Qianhu Miao Village has more than 1,200 wooden Diaojiaolou, or houses on stilts, built on hills with particular Miao characteristics, making it China's largest and most typical Diaojiaolou stockaded village of the Miao ethnic group. The village has a history of over 2,000 years.