Car mechanic Lau Chun has been running his garage in Yuen Long for more than 30 years and says he is too old to learn a new trade. Photo: Dickson Lee
Car mechanic Lau Chun has been running his garage in Yuen Long for more than 30 years and says he is too old to learn a new trade. Photo: Dickson Lee

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Car mechanic Lau Chun has been running his garage in Yuen Long for more than 30 years and says he is too old to learn a new trade. Photo: Dickson Lee
Car mechanic Lau Chun has been running his garage in Yuen Long for more than 30 years and says he is too old to learn a new trade. Photo: Dickson Lee
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