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Hidden Treasure Under the Plum Tree

There was a true-life story about the “Hidden Treasure Under the Plum Tree” circulating in Huating County (now known as Songjiang District, Shanghai). This treasure-finding tale took place during the end of the Qing Dynasty. The protagonist of this story was a poor and humble man who people addressed as Han Weng. Han Weng was good-natured ...

Michael Segarty

Plums on a plum tree.