Chinese dwarfs shine with shadow puppets

BEIJING (Reuters) – For years, Lu Defeng fought back hurt when people visited the warehouse where he worked as an administrator and asked for his parents. Lu is a dwarf, a minority long condemned to lonely lives and lowly jobs in China. But Lu, 25, found a job with “Dragon in the Sky”, a shadow puppet troupe that only employs dwarfs, giving them fulfilling jobs and helping to keep an ancient tradition alive. “It’s difficult for us short people to find a job. We are not tall enough or strong enough,” said Lu. …
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