ZHANGJIAJIE, March 25 (Xinhua) — Zhuo Yihang, 33, was born in Cili County in Hunan Province. He currently runs a barber shop in Cili. One day in May, 2020, Zhuo Yihang saw two old people cutting each other’s hair on the roadside, even one of them blind, so he stepped forward and helped. He shared this experience on social media and received many encouraging messages, so he decided to give free haircuts to the elderly. He went to Cili and other remote villages in surrounding counties to help the elderly, and continued to record and share his work on social media.
During the process, some people left messages saying that there were old people in their hometown who had not have a haircut for years, and asking Zhuo Yihang for help. Zhuo’s barber shop is quite busy, but he keeps on providing free services two or three times a week. So far, he has visited more than 200 villages and helped more than 3,000 elderly people. In addition to recording voluntary haircuts, he also introduced the scenery and delicious food in his hometown in short videos.