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Recreating the happiest day

Liu Ruihua, 77, and her husband Gao Shaoshan, 80, hold teddy bears at a photo shoot event organized to recreate wedding photos for elderly couples, who have been married for more than 50 years, a day ahead of the Qixi festival, also known as Chinese Valentine's Day, in Tianjin, China August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

Liu Ruihua, 77, and her husband Gao Shaoshan, 80, hold teddy bears at a photo shoot event organized to recreate wedding photos for elderly couples, who have been married for more than 50 years, a day ahead of the Qixi festival, also known as Chinese...more

Liu Ruihua, 77, and her husband Gao Shaoshan, 80, hold teddy bears at a photo shoot event organized to recreate wedding photos for elderly couples, who have been married for more than 50 years, a day ahead of the Qixi festival, also known as Chinese Valentine's Day, in Tianjin, China August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang
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Chen Suzhen (C), 82, receives assistance while wearing a wedding gown before a photo shoot. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

Chen Suzhen (C), 82, receives assistance while wearing a wedding gown before a photo shoot. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

Chen Suzhen (C), 82, receives assistance while wearing a wedding gown before a photo shoot. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang
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Participants pose at a photo shoot event organized to recreate wedding photos for elderly couples. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

Participants pose at a photo shoot event organized to recreate wedding photos for elderly couples. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

Participants pose at a photo shoot event organized to recreate wedding photos for elderly couples. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang
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Chen Guozhi, 85, and his wife Chen Suzhen, 82, pose during a photo shoot event. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

Chen Guozhi, 85, and his wife Chen Suzhen, 82, pose during a photo shoot event. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

Chen Guozhi, 85, and his wife Chen Suzhen, 82, pose during a photo shoot event. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang
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Participants pose at a photo shoot event organized to recreate wedding photos for elderly couples. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

Participants pose at a photo shoot event organized to recreate wedding photos for elderly couples. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

Participants pose at a photo shoot event organized to recreate wedding photos for elderly couples. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang
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Participants pose at a photo shoot event organized to recreate wedding photos for elderly couples. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang?

Participants pose at a photo shoot event organized to recreate wedding photos for elderly couples. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang?

Participants pose at a photo shoot event organized to recreate wedding photos for elderly couples. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang?
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Participants get make-up applied before a photo shoot event organized to recreate wedding photos for elderly couples. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

Participants get make-up applied before a photo shoot event organized to recreate wedding photos for elderly couples. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

Participants get make-up applied before a photo shoot event organized to recreate wedding photos for elderly couples. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang
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A charity volunteer helps Chen Suzhen, 82, with her veil as Chen and Chen Guozhi, 85, her husband of 60 years, attend a photo shoot event. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

A charity volunteer helps Chen Suzhen, 82, with her veil as Chen and Chen Guozhi, 85, her husband of 60 years, attend a photo shoot event. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

A charity volunteer helps Chen Suzhen, 82, with her veil as Chen and Chen Guozhi, 85, her husband of 60 years, attend a photo shoot event. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang
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