A friendship between a grieving mother and a man resembling her dead son resonates on social media in China, with millions moved by their story. Photo: SCMP composite/handout
A friendship between a grieving mother and a man resembling her dead son resonates on social media in China, with millions moved by their story. Photo: SCMP composite/handout

‘He looks 60 per cent like him’: grieving mother in China befriends young man resembling policeman son who died in line of duty

  • A grieving mother saw a stranger resembling her dead son and was so moved she introduced herself
  • After explaining how much the young man looked like the son she missed terribly, they bonded and became friends

A friendship between a grieving mother and a man resembling her dead son resonates on social media in China, with millions moved by their story. Photo: SCMP composite/handout
A friendship between a grieving mother and a man resembling her dead son resonates on social media in China, with millions moved by their story. Photo: SCMP composite/handout
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