At the 2015 China Fashion Week in Beijing, 79-year-old model Wang Deshun strutted his stuff, stealing the show away from his much younger colleagues.
Since then, Wang has applied himself to reshaping popular perceptions in China about what it means to get old, working hard everyday to keep himself young, both in body and spirit.
“One way to tell if you’re old or not is to ask yourself, ‘Do you dare try something you’ve never done before?’” Wang said during an interview last year. “Nature determines age, but you determine your state of mind.”
CGTN, the recently rebranded international division of China’s state broadcaster CCTV, has now featured Wang in its new series “The 1.3 Billion,” which promises to “explore the diverse lives that make up China.”
And what better place to start than with “China’s sexiest grandpa?”
[Video via CGTN]
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