Xinhua reporters record lives of survivors of Nanjing Massacre

Source: Xinhua| 2017-12-08 19:36:48|Editor: pengying
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The combo photo taken on Aug. 8, 2017 shows Cheng Wenying playing the harmonica (C top); Cheng sitting at her bedroom (C bottom); Cheng walking at her home (L top); Cheng cutting watermelon at home (L central); Cheng displaying the photo of her father (L bottom); copy photo of 18-year-old Cheng getting enrolled into a normal school (R). Cheng's father was shot to death by a Japanese soldier in 1937. Cheng has two sons and her husband passed away in a car accident in 2008. The year 2017 marks the 80th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre, in which more than 300,000 Chinese were killed by the Japanese invaders who occupied Nanjing on Dec. 13, 1937, marking the start of six weeks of destruction, pillage, rape and slaughter in the city. Reporters from Xinhua spent many years to look for the survivors of Nanjing Massacre and record their current lives. (Xinhua/Han Yuqing, Li Xiang and Ji Chunpeng)

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