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Pieces of paper pinned to a tree, below the silhuetted drawings is text saying 'free introductions' and one of the mysterious looking profiles says they are a medical doctor. 'Marriage Market' held every weekend in Peoples Park in Shanghai, China. Parents come to the park to find a partner for their child, they compare notes on their offspring with other parents. Main attribute they look for are whether local Shanghainese or not, height, salary, house or car owner. Some parents go without their childs knowledge.

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Jonathan Browning
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Love in China
Pieces of paper pinned to a tree, below the silhuetted drawings is text saying 'free introductions' and one of the mysterious looking profiles says they are a medical doctor. 'Marriage Market' held every weekend in Peoples Park in Shanghai, China. Parents come to the park to find a partner for their child, they compare notes on their offspring with other parents. Main attribute they look for are whether local Shanghainese or not, height, salary, house or car owner. Some parents go without their childs knowledge.