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Zhong Lianjiao is seen at home at Banyueli Village in Xiapu County, southeast China's Fujian Province, Aug. 5, 2020. (Xinhua/Lin Shanchuan)

NINGDE, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- Zhong Lianjiao is an 89-year-old woman of She ethnic group in Banyueli Village, southeast China's Fujian Province.

Living in the village for decades of years, Zhong has been making efforts to promote the village's tourism. She is always seen in traditional costumes while presenting the cultures of She ethnic group to tourists.

Banyueli is an ancient village where cultural relics and folk customs of She ethnic group are well preserved.

Zhong Lianjiao adjusts costumes at home at Banyueli Village in Xiapu County, southeast China's Fujian Province, Aug. 5, 2020.(Xinhua/Lin Shanchuan)

Zhong Lianjiao (1st R) chats with villagers at Banyueli Village in Xiapu County, southeast China's Fujian Province, Aug. 5, 2020. (Xinhua/Lin Shanchuan)

Zhong Lianjiao (L) teaches villager Lei Qingqing to pound leaves used to make She ethnic group food at Banyueli Village in Xiapu County, southeast China's Fujian Province, Aug. 5, 2020. (Xinhua/Lin Shanchuan)

Zhong Lianjiao boils water at home at Banyueli Village in Xiapu County, southeast China's Fujian Province, Aug. 5, 2020. (Xinhua/Lin Shanchuan)

Zhong Lianjiao (2nd R) shows She ethnic group costumes to a tourist from Germany at Banyueli Village in Xiapu County, southeast China's Fujian Province, Aug. 5, 2020. (Xinhua/Lin Shanchuan)

Zhong Lianjiao (3rd L), together with other villagers, accompanies tourists from Germany to view ancient houses at Banyueli Village in Xiapu County, southeast China's Fujian Province, Aug. 5, 2020. (Xinhua/Lin Shanchuan)

Zhong Lianjiao (1st R) introduces a kind of plant to tourists at Banyueli Village in Xiapu County, southeast China's Fujian Province, Aug. 5, 2020. (Xinhua/Lin Shanchuan)

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