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Post  pinhedz on Wed Sep 04, 2013 8:07 am

This practice was supposedly banned in China in 1912.

But the Communists banned it again in 1949.

There are still women alive today with bound feet who say "All the girls were doing it, and you couldn't get married if you didn't do it."

... and these women had their feet bound in the '40s and '50s. Shocked




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Post  pinhedz on Wed Sep 04, 2013 8:09 am

During the cultural revolution they'd have been sent to hard labor with useless feet, so they wouldn't make their work quota, so many starved.

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