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Handmade shoes meet demand of modern feet

Shoemakers from Laomeihua showcase their traditional techniques at a museum of Chinese traditional shoes in Tianjin. Li Muzi / Xinhua Dong Jianshe, 57, remembers how his grandmother’s face would light up when he was a young child and his father bought home a new pair of shoes for her. “They were small shoes with a cloth…