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Kite tells a love story
Updated: 2005-12-19 11:42

A 4-meter-tall kite featuring a traditional Chinese love story "Legend of White Snake" flies over West Lake in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province December 18, 2005. The lake is the place where the love story is supposed to have happened. A local old man spent 3 months making the huge kite. The legendary romance goes like this: The white snake, the heroine of the story, is a succubus who transmutes into a beautiful young lady and comes to live among human beings with her sister the green snake. The white snake meets Xu Xian, the hero of the story, on the West Lake and falls in love with him. Their love weathers the test of many hardships and obstructs before they get the heaven moved. In the story, they reunite at the same place - the Broken Bridge - several times after they get separated. [newsphoto]

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