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Mrs Xia holding up a photo of her daughter, Ms Zhang. The daughter has a good job in the Chinese military and was born in October 1982. '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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Mrs Xia holding up a photo of her daughter, Ms Zhang. The daughter has a good job in the Chinese military and was born in October 1982. '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.