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The Yellow River Mother Sculpture

This sculpture is the best of its kind in China. The whole sculpture contains that of a mother and a baby. The mother with long hair, slim figure, lying on the undulate water looks happy and kind. On her breast hold a small kid who bear naive smile. The sculpture connotes that the Yellow River has nourished generations of Chinese.

 

Here's a million-dollar question: What is the gender of the baby?

ha... Apparently, the original design of this statue has the mother carrying the baby in her arms. However, by doing so, it'll expose the baby's gender. As China is promoting having female babies, they changed the design to avoid any contradictions.


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