Yan Cong

Recent Assignments for The Washington Post
Location: Beijing
Nationality: China
Biography: Yan Cong (b.1991) is an independent photographer based in Beijing, where she was born and raised. She focuses most of her long-term projects on women’s issues, rural China, and China’s relations with its neighbors.  In 2015, Yan was... read on
Recent Assignments for The Washington Post
yan cong
Jun 5, 2018
I photographed a few stories for The Washington Post lately. If you haven't read the extremely moving story of Grandpa Han, I recommend you read this bitter-sweet story written by Emily Rauhala.

He was one of millions of Chinese seniors growing old alone. So he put himself up for adoption.  
An entire generation in China is aging without enough support.


By Yan Cong —

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