People pay their respects to the late Chinese leader Mao Zedong in the main square of his hometown, Shaoshan, in Hunan province, on Friday. Photo: Simon Song

Wailing, singing and cigarette offerings: thousands pay tribute in Mao Zedong’s hometown on 40th anniversary of his death

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People pay their respects to the late Chinese leader Mao Zedong in the main square of his hometown, Shaoshan, in Hunan province, on Friday. Photo: Simon Song
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