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Woman keeps alive memory of martyrs

By Liu Kun in Wuhan and Xu Jingxi in Beijing | China Daily | Updated: 2015-06-08 07:46

Over the past 11 years, she has used a toothbrush to clean cemetery sculptures, monuments

Every year during the run-up to Qingming Festival, a stooped, gray-haired woman can be found on a ladder cleaning monuments in the martyrs' cemetery at Yichang, Hubei province, with a toothbrush.

This has been Tsering Drolma's routine over the past 11 years. It usually takes about a month to clean all the sculptures.

Woman keeps alive memory of martyrs

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