Cou­ple cel­e­brate two 102nd birth­days

China Daily (Canada) - - CHINA -

man torched the car at ap­prox­i­mately 6 am in Nan­jing, Yangtze Evening News re­ported. The man, who is in his 20s, told po­lice he put straw mats on the top of a car and set them on fire to keep warm. Fire­fight­ers ex­tin­guished the blaze, but the car was de­stroyed, the re­port said. Yuan Yufeng and Guo Hui­juan, a cou­ple from Yangzhou, cel­e­brated their 102nd birth­day to­gether dur­ing Chi­nese New Year. The cou­ple, both born in 1912, have been mar­ried for 76 years, and they are still healthy and en­er­getic. They have raised one son and two daugh­ters and are now liv­ing in a house­hold with nearly 30 fam­ily mem­bers of four gen­er­a­tions.

PHOTO BY ZHOU HAI­JUN / FOR CHINA DAILY

Peo­ple in Xuyi, Jiangsu prov­ince, draw a horse in the snow on Thurs­day. Snow­storms hit east­ern and cen­tral ar­eas on Wed­nes­day and are fore­cast to con­tinue, af­fect­ing mil­lions re­turn­ing to work af­ter fam­ily re­unions dur­ing the Spring Fes­ti­val hol­i­day.

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