CHINA Former serf's new life in Xigaze

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Former serf's new life in Xigaze

Xinhua

09:58, March 19, 2021

Containers for barley wine are seen at Drungtok's home in Xigaze, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Jan. 15, 2021. Drungtok, a former serf of Bailug manor in old Tibet, has seen her life totally changed from before. In the old days, Drungtok and her ancestors worked as serfs at the Bailug manor, making barley wine for the manor owner to offset the duty. She offered their labor all year long but never drunk the wine herself. Nowadays, she lives in a Tibetan yard with her grandchildren, drinking barley wine and enjoying time with families. [Photo/Xinhua]

Drungtok (C) enjoys time with her grandchildren at home in Xigaze, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Jan. 15, 2021. Drungtok, a former serf of Bailug manor in old Tibet, has seen her life totally changed from before. In the old days, Drungtok and her ancestors worked as serfs at the Bailug manor, making barley wine for the manor owner to offset the duty. She offered their labor all year long but never drunk the wine herself. Nowadays, she lives in a Tibetan yard with her grandchildren, drinking barley wine and enjoying time with families. [Photo/Xinhua]

Drungtok poses for a photo at home in Xigaze, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Jan. 15, 2021. Drungtok, a former serf of Bailug manor in old Tibet, has seen her life totally changed from before. In the old days, Drungtok and her ancestors worked as serfs at the Bailug manor, making barley wine for the manor owner to offset the duty. She offered their labor all year long but never drunk the wine herself. Nowadays, she lives in a Tibetan yard with her grandchildren, drinking barley wine and enjoying time with families. [Photo/Xinhua]

Drungtok (C) and her families pose for a photo at home in Xigaze, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Jan. 15, 2021. Drungtok, a former serf of Bailug manor in old Tibet, has seen her life totally changed from before. In the old days, Drungtok and her ancestors worked as serfs at the Bailug manor, making barley wine for the manor owner to offset the duty. She offered their labor all year long but never drunk the wine herself. Nowadays, she lives in a Tibetan yard with her grandchildren, drinking barley wine and enjoying time with families. [Photo/Xinhua]

Drungtok waters plants at home in Xigaze, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Jan. 15, 2021. Drungtok, a former serf of Bailug manor in old Tibet, has seen her life totally changed from before. In the old days, Drungtok and her ancestors worked as serfs at the Bailug manor, making barley wine for the manor owner to offset the duty. She offered their labor all year long but never drunk the wine herself. Nowadays, she lives in a Tibetan yard with her grandchildren, drinking barley wine and enjoying time with families. [Photo/Xinhua]

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