PHOTOS Pic story: grave keeper for Red Army martyr

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Pic story: grave keeper for Red Army martyr

Xinhua

22:21, June 14, 2019

Villager Xie Nanjing tells story of martyr Deng Yigang to his granddaughters at home in Shihan Village, Kuantian Town, Yudu County, east China's Jiangxi Province, June 13, 2019. Xie Nanjing, 65, is a second-generation grave keeper for Deng Yigang, a Red Army martyr, in Shihan Village. In 1932, Xie Nanjing's father Xie Benrong and other villagers buried the body of Deng Yigang who died at the age of 28 years old near Ruijin in Jiangxi and since then voluntarily kept the grave for the martyr. Xie Nanjing started watching over the grave at the will of his father who died in 2001. (Photos: Xinhua)

Villager Xie Nanjing leads his granddaughters to visit the grave of martyr Deng Yigang in Shihan Village, Kuantian Town, Yudu County, east China's Jiangxi Province, June 13, 2019. Xie Nanjing, 65, is a second-generation grave keeper for Deng Yigang, a Red Army martyr, in Shihan Village. In 1932, Xie Nanjing's father Xie Benrong and other villagers buried the body of Deng Yigang who died at the age of 28 years old near Ruijin in Jiangxi and since then voluntarily kept the grave for the martyr. Xie Nanjing started watching over the grave at the will of his father who died in 2001.

Villager Xie Nanjing shows a photo of martyr Deng Yigang at home in Shihan Village, Kuantian Town, Yudu County, east China's Jiangxi Province, June 13, 2019. Xie Nanjing, 65, is a second-generation grave keeper for Deng Yigang, a Red Army martyr, in Shihan Village. In 1932, Xie Nanjing's father Xie Benrong and other villagers buried the body of Deng Yigang who died at the age of 28 years old near Ruijin in Jiangxi and since then voluntarily kept the grave for the martyr. Xie Nanjing started watching over the grave at the will of his father who died in 2001.

Villager Xie Nanjing leads his two granddaughters to remove wild grass from the grave of martyr Deng Yigang in Shihan Village, Kuantian Town, Yudu County, east China's Jiangxi Province, June 13, 2019. Xie Nanjing, 65, is a second-generation grave keeper for Deng Yigang, a Red Army martyr, in Shihan Village. In 1932, Xie Nanjing's father Xie Benrong and other villagers buried the body of Deng Yigang who died at the age of 28 years old near Ruijin in Jiangxi and since then voluntarily kept the grave for the martyr. Xie Nanjing started watching over the grave at the will of his father who died in 2001.

Villager Xie Nanjing reads a book at home in Shihan Village, Kuantian Town, Yudu County, east China's Jiangxi Province, June 13, 2019. Xie Nanjing, 65, is a second-generation grave keeper for Deng Yigang, a Red Army martyr, in Shihan Village. In 1932, Xie Nanjing's father Xie Benrong and other villagers buried the body of Deng Yigang who died at the age of 28 years old near Ruijin in Jiangxi and since then voluntarily kept the grave for the martyr. Xie Nanjing started watching over the grave at the will of his father who died in 2001.

Villager Xie Nanjing watches his certificates of honor at home in Shihan Village, Kuantian Town, Yudu County, east China's Jiangxi Province, June 13, 2019. Xie Nanjing, 65, is a second-generation grave keeper for Deng Yigang, a Red Army martyr, in Shihan Village. In 1932, Xie Nanjing's father Xie Benrong and other villagers buried the body of Deng Yigang who died at the age of 28 years old near Ruijin in Jiangxi and since then voluntarily kept the grave for the martyr. Xie Nanjing started watching over the grave at the will of his father who died in 2001.

Villager Xie Nanjing tells story of martyr Deng Yigang to his granddaughters at home in Shihan Village, Kuantian Town, Yudu County, east China's Jiangxi Province, June 13, 2019. Xie Nanjing, 65, is a second-generation grave keeper for Deng Yigang, a Red Army martyr, in Shihan Village. In 1932, Xie Nanjing's father Xie Benrong and other villagers buried the body of Deng Yigang who died at the age of 28 years old near Ruijin in Jiangxi and since then voluntarily kept the grave for the martyr. Xie Nanjing started watching over the grave at the will of his father who died in 2001.

Villager Xie Nanjing stands in front of the grave of martyr Deng Yigang in Shihan Village, Kuantian Town, Yudu County, east China's Jiangxi Province, June 13, 2019. Xie Nanjing, 65, is a second-generation grave keeper for Deng Yigang, a Red Army martyr, in Shihan Village. In 1932, Xie Nanjing's father Xie Benrong and other villagers buried the body of Deng Yigang who died at the age of 28 years old near Ruijin in Jiangxi and since then voluntarily kept the grave for the martyr. Xie Nanjing started watching over the grave at the will of his father who died in 2001.

Villager Xie Nanjing leads his granddaughter Xie Xiqin to visit the grave of martyr Deng Yigang in Shihan Village, Kuantian Town, Yudu County, east China's Jiangxi Province, June 13, 2019. Xie Nanjing, 65, is a second-generation grave keeper for Deng Yigang, a Red Army martyr, in Shihan Village. In 1932, Xie Nanjing's father Xie Benrong and other villagers buried the body of Deng Yigang who died at the age of 28 years old near Ruijin in Jiangxi and since then voluntarily kept the grave for the martyr. Xie Nanjing started watching over the grave at the will of his father who died in 2001.

Villager Xie Nanjing goes to tend the grave of martyr Deng Yigang in Shihan Village, Kuantian Town, Yudu County, east China's Jiangxi Province, June 13, 2019. Xie Nanjing, 65, is a second-generation grave keeper for Deng Yigang, a Red Army martyr, in Shihan Village. In 1932, Xie Nanjing's father Xie Benrong and other villagers buried the body of Deng Yigang who died at the age of 28 years old near Ruijin in Jiangxi and since then voluntarily kept the grave for the martyr. Xie Nanjing started watching over the grave at the will of his father who died in 2001. (Xinhua/Li Renzi)

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