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.
Jockeys ride their horses during the third day trial of the horse race in Siena, Italy, August 15, 2018. A traditional horse race, known as "Palio di Siena" in Italian, is held in Italian historical city Siena, attracting tens of thousands of spectators. The horse race in Siena dates back to medieval period and is held on July 2 and August 16 every year. Three-day trials are held before the final race.
Barrels are seen at the Frankfurt Apple Wine Festival in Frankfurt, Germany, on Aug. 15, 2018. The Frankfurt Apple Wine Festival is held here from Aug. 10 to Aug. 19. Frankfurt's apple wine culture has been playing an important role in the city's social life for hundreds of years. Every year, locals and visitors come together to celebrate Frankfurt's most popular beverage with the Apple Wine Festival.
Sun Yiqing arranges costume for Liu Xingren during a contest of Huanglong music festival in Zhangjiajie, central China's Hunan Province, Aug. 14, 2018. The 82-year-old Liu is a retired lawyer. He once organized an amateur chorus and orchestra. As a music enthusiast, Liu practices singing in his spare time. His wife Sun Yiqing, 76, is a retired teacher. Liu Xingren was accompanied on several singing contests in Beijing and Tianjin by his wife. The aged couple has a wish to continue to pursue their singing dream in the future.
A villager does carpenter work at an old wooden house in reform in Zaidang, Qiandongnan of southwest China's Guizhou Province, Aug. 14, 2018. Zaidang, a village of Dong ethnic group, has encouraged its villagers to make use of idle resources to upgrade local infrastructure, in an aim to develop tourism industry and shake off poverty.
People taste wine at the 43rd Rheingau Wine Festival in Wiesbaden, Germany, on Aug. 14, 2018. The 43rd Rheingau Wine Festival is held from Aug. 10 to Aug. 19. Vintners from the Rheingau and Wiesbaden offered their produce for tasting at around 100 stands.
Photo taken on Aug. 12, 2018 shows Riomaggiore in Cinque Terre National Park in Province of La Spezia, Liguria, Italy. Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands (Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto) were inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1997. The Ligurian coast between Cinque Terre and Portovenere is a cultural landscape of great scenic and cultural value. The layout and disposition of the small towns and the shaping of the surrounding landscape, overcoming the disadvantages of a steep, uneven terrain, encapsulate the continuous history of human settlement in this region over the past millennium.
Chinese artists perform in Carthage Amphitheater in Tunis, capital of Tunisia, on Aug. 11, 2018. Built in the 2nd century and with a capacity of 10,000 spectators, the Roman amphitheater was full of Tunisian audience dazzled by the visiting Guangxi Culture and Art Troupe from south China.
Wen Zhengxi (front), a one-year-old baby plays during a free ballet course offered by professional ballet dancers in Shanghai, east China, Aug. 12, 2018. More than 80 ballet lovers participated in the special event.