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.
An art teacher (C, back) teaches children play African drum at Anci cultural center in the Anci District of Langfang City, north China's Hebei Province, Aug. 16, 2018. Children attend free art classes to enrich their summer vacation.
As Chinese people are preparing for the celebration of the upcoming traditional Qixi Festival, also the Chinese Valentine’s Day, which falls on August 17 this year, animal couples of Jinan Wildlife Park in Jinan City, east China’s Shandong Province, have not been idle.A couple of grey crowned cranes, who were know as the best valentines and would spend almost 24 hours a day together rubbing each other’s necks.
Aerial photo taken on Aug. 16, 2018 shows a guesthouse in Xikeng Village of Songyang County in Lishui City, east China's Zhejiang Province. Local government has renovated traditional houses in Songyang County and changed them to guesthouses to help develop tourism.
A staff member pulls garbage cans at a community in Wuhe Village of Anji County, east China's Zhejiang Province, Aug. 16, 2018. Zhejiang has carried out a mechanism to encourage people to do garbage sorting in rural areas to build beautiful countryside.
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.