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— by Joanna Cresswell: Photographer Luo Yang was born and raised in Liaoning, a coastal province in northeast China. She had what she describes as a fairly traditional upbringing in a modern Chinese household and as a result, always felt she was trying to strike a balance between her inner self – the Luo she was exploring how to be – and the influences and expectations of the outside world. “It was a real time of learning to grow in struggles,” she remembers…

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