August 25, 2011

CHINA: Family Ties

SHANGHAI / The Shanghai Daily / Gallery / August 25, 2011

The 88-year-old Zheng Chensui (left) changes the laces on a pair of canvas shoes at his home in a mountainous area in southeastern Fujian Province, where he lives with his two adopted daughters. Zheng Jingyu (right), is helping her sister, Zheng Xiaomei, who suffers from cerebral palsy, fasten a button. The family of three get by on 120 yuan (US$18.7) a month each, the rural lowest income insurance. Xinhua

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