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From empty towering to sensuous timberland in 30 years: Chinese man’s present to his comrades killed during war

An aged male in southwestern China has, in 30 years, remade a empty towering into a sensuous timberland to commemorate his comrades who died during war.

Liu Changgui, 66, from Luzhou, Sichuan province, has been planting eucommia trees for 3 decades and has cultivated some-more than 200,000 trees since, a West China Daily reported.

Eucommia is a small-tree class local to China and valued in normal Chinese medicine as it is believed to foster vitality and longevity.

“Many of my comrades died for a republic during wars,” Liu told a newspaper.

“They were utterly immature and didn’t even have a possibility to get married. So we suspicion we should do something to commemorate them as good as to make some distinction by flourishing these trees.

“But we never approaching myself to be doing this for 30 years.”

Liu climbs adult Tiantai Mountain in Luzhou’s Xuyong county to demeanour after a trees he has planted.

It’s a fraudulent route adult a towering and it’s easy to tumble off a precipice if one misses a footing. So Liu also began regulating a trail adult a towering when he started flourishing a trees, a news said.

However, as Tiantai Mountain has been categorised as a scenic mark and plants on a towering are now underneath protection, Liu is not authorised to clout off a grown trees to sell their tools for money, according to a report.

“I’ve spent all my life assets on these trees and I’ve got no income to grow some-more now,” he said.