Photo Gallery: 40 years across China

Digital Originals

A photo in Xian in 1996 shows a group of kids trying to climb up the ancient wall. (Source: Hu Gongyong’s :“The stories of Sifang City” via VCG)

As China remembers the past 40 years of its reform and opening up, here’s a look at what China looked like from the 1970s-1990s.

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