Former president Li Xiannian. His daughter said her father was a strict parent with strong ideas about what his children should do. Photo: SCMP Former president Li Xiannian. His daughter said her father was a strict parent with strong ideas about what his children should do. Photo: SCMP
Former president Li Xiannian. His daughter said her father was a strict parent with strong ideas about what his children should do. Photo: SCMP

'I'll break your legs if you go into business': former president's career advice to children

Li Xiannian was clear he wanted his offspring to avoid becoming officials, rich or famous, his daughter tells newspaper

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Former president Li Xiannian. His daughter said her father was a strict parent with strong ideas about what his children should do. Photo: SCMP Former president Li Xiannian. His daughter said her father was a strict parent with strong ideas about what his children should do. Photo: SCMP
Former president Li Xiannian. His daughter said her father was a strict parent with strong ideas about what his children should do. Photo: SCMP
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