Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 57-year-old Long Ruijun, a professor at Lanzhou University in Northwest China's Gansu province, turned to online lectures to help old friends in Pakistan fight energy and food shortages.
Over the course of 12 years, Tang Heshun has walked 130,000 kilometers, the equivalent of more than three times around the equator, carrying mail and parcels on his back.
The "blind box" is not just a marketing tool for piquing people's curiosity, it can also be a useful way of helping villagers make a better living.
Born in a backwater village in Lintan county in northwest Gansu province, Min's parents went to the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region for work when he was in junior high school, leaving him behind in the village.
Gansu was the province that saw the largest number of troops from the Red Army, a predecessor of the People's Liberation Army, passing through during the Long March.
Peng Yuying, 77, has been going to a library reading room for the blind in Lanzhou, Gansu province, every week for more than eight years.
Lu Wen, a perfumer in Lanzhou, Gansu province, spent 10 years making 108 kinds of ancient incense once used in Chinese royal courts to record history and promote the art.
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