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MA Xu: I will frame this torch when I get home

Source: Organizing Committee 10/17/2019 11:10:59
Comments from the 98th torchbearer MA Xu (CHN) at the last station of the 7th CISM Military World Games torch relay on October 16.
 
MA Xu said:
 
On carrying the torch
 
“The ceremony shocks me. My husband and I, we both feel very happy. You see, as old as I am [86 years old], my husband and I really appreciate to be a torchbearer. I feel so happy and so excited.
 
“The torch represents honour and bravery. It reminds us to be brave and fight difficulties.”
 
On the honour of the torch relay:
 
“I’ve never dressed up as nicely as this. When I get back home, I'm going to put this torch into a glass frame, and put it in our best place at home. It is a reminder to me and my husband, as well as to our family and friends.”