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Giants Visit Old Lady

The city government of Ningguo in eastern China's Anhui province has admitted that, yes, this photo, which was recently posted to its website, was digitally manipulated. It's supposed to show four officials paying a friendly visit to 103-year-old Cheng Yanchun. But now it's become the subject of widespread mockery, once people noticed the unusual size mismatch between the woman and the officials. (That small object in the lower left right of the photo is the woman.) Also, one of the officials appears to have lost his legs. The official explanation is that there was no room in the woman's apartment for everyone to pose together. So a staffer created this photo oddity. [Want China Times]
Categories: Photos/Videos
Posted by The Curator on Sat Nov 02, 2013
Meaning lower right?
Posted by hoaxinghal  on  Sun Nov 03, 2013  at  01:44 PM
@hoaxinghal -- Yup, that's what I meant. Thanks for the catch!
Posted by The Curator  in  San Diego  on  Mon Nov 04, 2013  at  10:18 AM



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