Lu Shufang has spent decades helping people who were abandoned as babies during the famines of the 1950s and 1960s find their biological families, while at the same time looking for her own baby sister. Photo: SCMP Pictures Lu Shufang has spent decades helping people who were abandoned as babies during the famines of the 1950s and 1960s find their biological families, while at the same time looking for her own baby sister. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Lu Shufang has spent decades helping people who were abandoned as babies during the famines of the 1950s and 1960s find their biological families, while at the same time looking for her own baby sister. Photo: SCMP Pictures

One woman’s mission to help China’s abandoned babies find their families ... including her own sister

Lu Shunfang’s sister was given up as a baby in 1960 in eastern China. She now helps others abandoned trace their relatives ... and hopes to find her own sister one day

Lu Shufang has spent decades helping people who were abandoned as babies during the famines of the 1950s and 1960s find their biological families, while at the same time looking for her own baby sister. Photo: SCMP Pictures Lu Shufang has spent decades helping people who were abandoned as babies during the famines of the 1950s and 1960s find their biological families, while at the same time looking for her own baby sister. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Lu Shufang has spent decades helping people who were abandoned as babies during the famines of the 1950s and 1960s find their biological families, while at the same time looking for her own baby sister. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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