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Top: File photo taken in 1961 by Wu Chunzhan shows technicians restoring clay sculptures unearthed from a tomb of the Tang Dynasty (618-907 A.D.) in Turpan, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. Bottom: Photo taken on July 30, 2019 by Hu Huhu shows Liang Jiangbing (L), Gao Yumin (C) and Guan Yi restoring cultural relics at a conservation center of Xinjiang Museum in Urumqi of Xinjiang. Simple tools are now replaced by new methods that combines modern equipment and traditional handicraft for cultural relics restoration. In 1949 when the People's Republic of China was founded, the Chinese people faced a devastated country that needed to be rebuilt from scratch after decades of warfare and chaos. After decades of unremitting endeavors and dedication by the Chinese people, China has grown to be the world's second largest economy. In 1952, China's GDP was 30 billion U.S. dollars, while in 2018, its GDP reached 13.61 trillion U.S. dollars, an increase of 452.6 times. A group of combo photos give you a glimpse of what Chinese people did decades ago and what they do right now. Undoubtedly, people from all walks of life in China with hard work and wisdom have made contributions to the country's development. (Xinhua)

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Top: File photo taken in the 1960s by Lin Hui shows artist Wan Laiming conceiving character images for animated cartoon "The Monkey King" (Part Two). Bottom: Photo taken on June 20, 2019 by Liu Ying shows Su Da, president of Shanghai Animation Film Studio and director of the 3D animated film "Sun Wukong" (Monkey King), viewing modeling design of the monkey king. In the 1960s, Wan and his team members created the animated cartoon "The Monkey King" with more than 100,000 hand-drawn frames. Today, high technology such as 3D animation has been used in filmmaking by Su in her new film. China's animated film industry is now creating new glory and success. In 2019, "Ne Zha" became the first domestic animated film ever raking in over 4 billion yuan (about 564.1 million U.S. dollars). In 1949 when the People's Republic of China was founded, the Chinese people faced a devastated country that needed to be rebuilt from scratch after decades of warfare and chaos. After decades of unremitting endeavors and dedication by the Chinese people, China has grown to be the world's second largest economy. In 1952, China's GDP was 30 billion U.S. dollars, while in 2018, its GDP reached 13.61 trillion U.S. dollars, an increase of 452.6 times. A group of combo photos give you a glimpse of what Chinese people did decades ago and what they do right now. Undoubtedly, people from all walks of life in China with hard work and wisdom have made contributions to the country's development. (Xinhua)

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Top: File photo taken in 1967 by Wang Mingyi shows a film projectionist screening a film in Yudu County, east China's Jiangxi Province. Bottom: Photo taken on July 2, 2019 by Peng Zhaozhi shows Xie Pingguo (1st R, front), a film projectionist who has been devoted in the career for 41 years, screening a film for villagers in Huzhou Village of Ji'an City in Jiangxi. Watching a film used to be a big event in rural areas several decades ago. In the film days, a projectionist had to carry a set of equipments weighing over 50 kilograms including electric generator, projection machine and other devices to villages. With the development of infrastructure and technology, a digitalized film only needs a projection machine and a screen. In some big cities, outdoor films incorporating drive-in theater have become a popular, nostalgic entertainment among people. In 1949 when the People's Republic of China was founded, the Chinese people faced a devastated country that needed to be rebuilt from scratch after decades of warfare and chaos. After decades of unremitting endeavors and dedication by the Chinese people, China has grown to be the world's second largest economy. In 1952, China's GDP was 30 billion U.S. dollars, while in 2018, its GDP reached 13.61 trillion U.S. dollars, an increase of 452.6 times. A group of combo photos give you a glimpse of what Chinese people did decades ago and what they do right now. Undoubtedly, people from all walks of life in China with hard work and wisdom have made contributions to the country's development. (Xinhua)

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