Mao Zedong's profound impact on China
Luo Yuqi, a collector in Changsha, Hunan province, shows visitors the porcelain products used by or specially made for Mao Zedong on Dec 26, 2015. Luo has collected more than 200 pieces of porcelain products since 1979. [Photo/IC]
Editor's note: Dec 26 of this year marks the 123rd birthday of Mao Zedong (1893-1976), one of the founders of the Communist Party of China and the core figure of New China's first generation leadership.
Mao has had a profound impact on Chinese people throughout the past decades. Chinese make and collect portraits, statues and badges of Mao, as well as keeping his words in their memories.