Former rice planter Mrs Tang Ruiren, 78, used to live next to Mao's
home until the mid 1980s.
When Mao visited in July 1959, she remembers his demand for unswerving
"He said: 'If there's no People's Liberation Army, the people have
Mrs Tang followed Chairman Mao's order, to serve the people,
Eight years after he died, she put her life savings of 17 US cents
into an eatery, naming it Mao's Family Restaurant.
There are now 128 Mao restaurants across China that employ over 3,000
Source: BBC News in Pictures: Visiting Mao's family