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Xiao Qiulin, a 65-year-old folk artist, poses with his handmade puppets at Nanchang city, capital of East China's Jiangxi province, on August 1, 2014. Xiao has been earning his living by performing puppet shows on streets for more than 40 years. In front of a self-installed portable mini stage, Xiao, making full use of his hands, legs and mouth, is amazingly able to accomplish all by himself the puppet performance composed of folk music, actions and dialogue. One of the old artist’s wish is to pass his skills to younger generations. Now he has couple of apprentices. [Photo/Xinhua]