by Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Thursday 16 January 2014

Chairman Mao may be dead, but his dead ringer lives on in today’s decidedly different China in the form of Yan Chen, a 57-year-old woman who quit her job in 2006 at a building material company to become a professional impersonator. What’s that thing Mao used to say again: ‘Let a hundred struggles bloom?’

On the home front, ties are tense — Mao isn’t exactly a popular figure with her family — and Chen is now in a trial separation from her husband as he found the idea of getting close to Mao absolutely repulsive. It sure isn’t easy following in a tyrant’s footsteps.

Via rocket News 24