More than 80,000 graves have been created in Tongcheng county, Hubei province, awaiting people who are very much alive, including children. Photo: Baijiahao.baidu.com
More than 80,000 graves have been created in Tongcheng county, Hubei province, awaiting people who are very much alive, including children. Photo: Baijiahao.baidu.com

The Chinese county where graves for the living is dead serious business – even for children

Tradition dictates that people have a final resting place set aside by the time they are 30

More than 80,000 graves have been created in Tongcheng county, Hubei province, awaiting people who are very much alive, including children. Photo: Baijiahao.baidu.com
More than 80,000 graves have been created in Tongcheng county, Hubei province, awaiting people who are very much alive, including children. Photo: Baijiahao.baidu.com
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