China celebrates Mao's 120th anniversary

An actor playing China's former leader Mao Zedong waves as people gather in China's central province of Hunan on December 24 to celebrate Mao's 120th anniversary today. These photos show how the country prepares to commemorate his birthday and how he is remembered in China.

An actor playing China's former leader Mao Zedong waves as people gather in China's central province of Hunan on December 24 to celebrate Mao's 120th anniversary today. These photos show how the country prepares to commemorate his birthday and how he is remembered in China.