80-year-old model reshapes China's views on aging

Wang Deshun, who is developing a cult-like following in China, says he "can't live" without going to the gym.

    In China, a pensioner has proved that old age is no barrier to becoming a catwalk model.

    Wang Deshun, who recently turned 80, is also a mime artist and actor.

    The octogenarian has the physic of a man half his age, but he only began going to the gym 30 years ago.

    Al Jazeera's Adrian Brown reports from Beijing on the grandfather who is developing a cult-like following.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera News


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Why some African Americans are moving to Africa

    Escaping systemic racism: Why I quit New York for Accra

    African-Americans are returning to the lands of their ancestors as life becomes precarious and dangerous in the USA.

    Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

    Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

    No country in the world recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

    North Korea's nuclear weapons: Here is what we know

    North Korea's nuclear weapons