Shanghai woman Shi Hongbao lives alone in her deceased daughter’s former home. Photo: Alice Yan

Hopeless and alone: Spring Festival a bitter reminder for China’s elderly parents who’ve lost their only child

In the third of our four-part series on how people across China are spending the Lunar New Year, we talk to a Shanghai woman who is part of a Chinese phenomenon so common there’s even a term for it – shidu fumu

Topic |   Lunar New Year

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Shanghai woman Shi Hongbao lives alone in her deceased daughter’s former home. Photo: Alice Yan
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