‘Mini Jack Ma’ takes Internet by storm


Rise to fame: Fan (left) chatting with a boy at the Yanhui village in Jiangxi province where he lives. — Chongqing Morning Post

BEIJING: The similarities of facial appearances and expressions with Internet tycoon Jack Ma have changed the life of a poor child in East China’s Jiangxi province after his photos and videos went viral.

A one-minute video of the boy Fan Xiaoqin, or “mini Jack Ma” that Internet users called him, attracted public attention earlier this month, and the video also proved a photo published online last year was real, not photoshopped.

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