sunnylin01 Post time 2016-12-9 14:59:46

Life of a Tajik woman who married a Chinese migrant worker

This post was edited by sunnylin01 at 2016-12-9 15:00

(Shanghaiist) A 24-year-old woman from Tajikistan who married a Sichuan migrant worker has recently become popular on Chinese social media after a photographer documented a day in her life.
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sunnylin01 Post time 2016-12-9 15:01:02

Chinese migrant workers, she became close with Wang due to their similar backgrounds and experiences. The couple fell in love and soon decided to tie the knot.
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sunnylin01 Post time 2016-12-9 15:03:42

After following Wang to Taiwan, Marcona and Wang eventually relocated to Shanxi province with their son.
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sunnylin01 Post time 2016-12-9 15:04:11

Wang goes to work early every day, leaving Marcona and their son in their dorm room. The stay-at-home mom looks after their child and does the household chores.
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sunnylin01 Post time 2016-12-9 15:04:52

Marcona told the photographer that she has gotten used to living in the workers' dorm located on the construction site. She treats it like their family home.
As a young mother, Marcona likes to whip out her phone to snap photos of her son. She documents her life on her WeChat account where she uses Chinese and Tajiki to express herself.
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sunnylin01 Post time 2016-12-9 15:05:22

As a young mother, Marcona likes to whip out her phone to snap photos of her son. She documents her life on her WeChat account where she uses Chinese and Tajiki to express herself.
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sunnylin01 Post time 2016-12-9 15:05:51

When it comes to parenting, Marcona said she primarily uses Mandarin to educate her child. After all, she says, they are living in China.
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