Home in Shanghai after 56 years

A 91-YEAR-OLD veteran of World War II arrived in locale yesterday to be reunited with his family after netizens as well as volunteers helped him to fix up his brothers after roughly 60 years apart. Cai Linsen hugged his youngest brother, Cai Shouxin, who is 83, in the road house in Yangpu District yesterday afternoon, with laughter as well as tears upon the aged men's faces. "My brother, it's really been the long, long time!" Cai Linsen told his younger sibling, his voice tremor with fad as well as emotion. Cai Shouxin came from Jiaxing City in Zhejiang Province for the reunion, accompanied by volunteers. They will revisit another brother, Cai Yunhui, 89, who is reduction mobile, in Hongkou District. Cai Linsen, who lived in Baoshan City of Yunnan Province, hadn't seen his family since he final returned to Shanghai in 1954. In 1942 he was sent to Yunnan to correct the highway from Yunnan to Myanmar as well as after to India for military training. Cai Linsen was then dispatched to an artillery ordain as the automechanic as well as has lived in Yunnan ever since. Cai Linsen's mother as well as sister visited him in Yunnan after he tied together there. But he pronounced he was bad during that time as well as hadn't come back to Shanghai. In time, the alternative brothers mislaid hit with him. His story was posted upon the microblog upon Sina.com by Sun Chunlong, the journalist with Oriental Outlook, the weekly magazine. It was retweeted roughly 700 times with 174 comments in three weeks. A local college student, surnamed Peng, helped to find Cai Yunhui in the city as well as with alternative volunteers concurrent the reunion. Cai Linsen was the single of twenty-seven veteran soldiers helped by volunteers regulating microblogs upon the Internet in the month. Chinese celebrities final month started volunteering upon their microblogs during t.sina.com.cn to assistance World War II veterans find mislaid relatives. Cai Linsen's homecoming was broadcast by netizens.


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