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(111209) -- BEIJING, Dec. 9, 2011 () -- Cheng Bin takes cold medicine during a dress rehearsal break of a Peking Opera contest held by CCTV in Beijing, capital of China, Nov. 30, 2011. The ten-year-old Cheng Bin is a pupil of the Chenqiao Primary School, a small rural school in Nantong. He and some 200 pupils of the school started to learn Peking Opera when they are in the first grade. When attired in various costumes, moving with agility in thick-soled performance boots and colored greasepaint on his face, Cheng becomes a powerful "magnet" that attracts the audience. On Dec. 2, 2011, the boy, as the exclusive young contestant from Jiangsu Province, also one of the twenty-six kids across the country, took part in the final of the Peking Opera contest children team organized by CCTV and got credits. Despite his increasing popularity among the audience in east China's Jiangsu Province where he was born, the chubby boy has his vexations, not least his 52-kg body weight which is unbecoming to his age and his 1.30-meter height. In the eyes of others, Cheng Bin is a lovable Humpty-Dumpty. However, obesity has posed an obstacle in his pursuit of becoming a professional Peking Opera actor. Each time when he attended Peking Opera course in which action trainings were given, Cheng would have to make greater efforts than his fellows. During a training session which usually involved rolling, jumping, kneeling and doing horizontal splits, Cheng would be soaked in sweat two or three times. "The boy has a talent for stage performance, good understanding of the characters and fine vocal conditions. He will have better career prospect if he loses weight," says Li Pengshan, a famous actor who chose Cheng as his disciple when the kindergarten boy's performance impressed him in 2006. "If you want to achieve something, you must first conquer yourself." The line from the film "Farewell My Concubine" is Cheng's motto. With the possibility of failing to realize his dream looming large, Cheng made up his mind to battle against obesity and a series of tough moves have been taken since April. He went on diet and gave up greasy and spicy dishes he used to love; he walked four kilometers to school and back home each day; and he did various physical exercises after school. (/Huang Zhe)(mcg) fot. Photoshot/REPORTER
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(111209) -- BEIJING, Dec. 9, 2011 () -- A contestant from northeast China's Liaoning Province communicates with Cheng Bin (R) during a dress rehearsal break of a Peking Opera contest held by CCTV in Beijing, capital of China, Nov. 30, 2011. The ten-year-old Cheng Bin is a pupil of the Chenqiao Primary School, a small rural school in Nantong. He and some 200 pupils of the school started to learn Peking Opera when they are in the first grade. When attired in various costumes, moving with agility in thick-soled performance boots and colored greasepaint on his face, Cheng becomes a powerful "magnet" that attracts the audience. On Dec. 2, 2011, the boy, as the exclusive young contestant from Jiangsu Province, also one of the twenty-six kids across the country, took part in the final of the Peking Opera contest children team organized by CCTV and got credits. Despite his increasing popularity among the audience in east China's Jiangsu Province where he was born, the chubby boy has his vexations, not least his 52-kg body weight which is unbecoming to his age and his 1.30-meter height. In the eyes of others, Cheng Bin is a lovable Humpty-Dumpty. However, obesity has posed an obstacle in his pursuit of becoming a professional Peking Opera actor. Each time when he attended Peking Opera course in which action trainings were given, Cheng would have to make greater efforts than his fellows. During a training session which usually involved rolling, jumping, kneeling and doing horizontal splits, Cheng would be soaked in sweat two or three times. "The boy has a talent for stage performance, good understanding of the characters and fine vocal conditions. He will have better career prospect if he loses weight," says Li Pengshan, a famous actor who chose Cheng as his disciple when the kindergarten boy's performance impressed him in 2006. "If you want to achieve something, you must first conquer yourself." The line from the film "Farewell My Concubine" is Cheng's motto. With the possibility of failing to realize his dream looming large, Cheng made up his mind to battle against obesity and a series of tough moves have been taken since April. He went on diet and gave up greasy and spicy dishes he used to love; he walked four kilometers to school and back home each day; and he did various physical exercises after school. (/Huang Zhe)(mcg) fot. Photoshot/REPORTER
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(111209) -- BEIJING, Dec. 9, 2011 () -- Cheng Bin (front) performs at a Peking Opera enthusiast center in Beijing, capital of China, Dec. 1, 2011. The ten-year-old Cheng Bin is a pupil of the Chenqiao Primary School, a small rural school in Nantong. He and some 200 pupils of the school started to learn Peking Opera when they are in the first grade. When attired in various costumes, moving with agility in thick-soled performance boots and colored greasepaint on his face, Cheng becomes a powerful "magnet" that attracts the audience. On Dec. 2, 2011, the boy, as the exclusive young contestant from Jiangsu Province, also one of the twenty-six kids across the country, took part in the final of the Peking Opera contest children team organized by CCTV and got credits. Despite his increasing popularity among the audience in east China's Jiangsu Province where he was born, the chubby boy has his vexations, not least his 52-kg body weight which is unbecoming to his age and his 1.30-meter height. In the eyes of others, Cheng Bin is a lovable Humpty-Dumpty. However, obesity has posed an obstacle in his pursuit of becoming a professional Peking Opera actor. Each time when he attended Peking Opera course in which action trainings were given, Cheng would have to make greater efforts than his fellows. During a training session which usually involved rolling, jumping, kneeling and doing horizontal splits, Cheng would be soaked in sweat two or three times. "The boy has a talent for stage performance, good understanding of the characters and fine vocal conditions. He will have better career prospect if he loses weight," says Li Pengshan, a famous actor who chose Cheng as his disciple when the kindergarten boy's performance impressed him in 2006. "If you want to achieve something, you must first conquer yourself." The line from the film "Farewell My Concubine" is Cheng's motto. With the possibility of failing to realize his dream looming large, Cheng made up his mind to battle against obesity and a series of tough moves have been taken since April. He went on diet and gave up greasy and spicy dishes he used to love; he walked four kilometers to school and back home each day; and he did various physical exercises after school. (/Huang Zhe)(mcg) fot. Photoshot/REPORTER
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(111209) -- BEIJING, Dec. 9, 2011 () -- A staff worker installs mike for Cheng Bin during a Peking Opera contest held by CCTV in Beijing, capital of China, Nov. 30, 2011. The ten-year-old Cheng Bin is a pupil of the Chenqiao Primary School, a small rural school in Nantong. He and some 200 pupils of the school started to learn Peking Opera when they are in the first grade. When attired in various costumes, moving with agility in thick-soled performance boots and colored greasepaint on his face, Cheng becomes a powerful "magnet" that attracts the audience. On Dec. 2, 2011, the boy, as the exclusive young contestant from Jiangsu Province, also one of the twenty-six kids across the country, took part in the final of the Peking Opera contest children team organized by CCTV and got credits. Despite his increasing popularity among the audience in east China's Jiangsu Province where he was born, the chubby boy has his vexations, not least his 52-kg body weight which is unbecoming to his age and his 1.30-meter height. In the eyes of others, Cheng Bin is a lovable Humpty-Dumpty. However, obesity has posed an obstacle in his pursuit of becoming a professional Peking Opera actor. Each time when he attended Peking Opera course in which action trainings were given, Cheng would have to make greater efforts than his fellows. During a training session which usually involved rolling, jumping, kneeling and doing horizontal splits, Cheng would be soaked in sweat two or three times. "The boy has a talent for stage performance, good understanding of the characters and fine vocal conditions. He will have better career prospect if he loses weight," says Li Pengshan, a famous actor who chose Cheng as his disciple when the kindergarten boy's performance impressed him in 2006. "If you want to achieve something, you must first conquer yourself." The line from the film "Farewell My Concubine" is Cheng's motto. With the possibility of failing to realize his dream looming large, Cheng made up his mind to battle against obesity and a series of tough moves have been taken since April. He went on diet and gave up greasy and spicy dishes he used to love; he walked four kilometers to school and back home each day; and he did various physical exercises after school. (/Huang Zhe)(mcg) fot. Photoshot/REPORTER
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(111209) -- BEIJING, Dec. 9, 2011 () -- Cheng Bin performs during the final of a Peking Opera contest held by CCTV in Beijing, capital of China, Dec. 2, 2011. The ten-year-old Cheng Bin is a pupil of the Chenqiao Primary School, a small rural school in Nantong. He and some 200 pupils of the school started to learn Peking Opera when they are in the first grade. When attired in various costumes, moving with agility in thick-soled performance boots and colored greasepaint on his face, Cheng becomes a powerful "magnet" that attracts the audience. On Dec. 2, 2011, the boy, as the exclusive young contestant from Jiangsu Province, also one of the twenty-six kids across the country, took part in the final of the Peking Opera contest children team organized by CCTV and got credits. Despite his increasing popularity among the audience in east China's Jiangsu Province where he was born, the chubby boy has his vexations, not least his 52-kg body weight which is unbecoming to his age and his 1.30-meter height. In the eyes of others, Cheng Bin is a lovable Humpty-Dumpty. However, obesity has posed an obstacle in his pursuit of becoming a professional Peking Opera actor. Each time when he attended Peking Opera course in which action trainings were given, Cheng would have to make greater efforts than his fellows. During a training session which usually involved rolling, jumping, kneeling and doing horizontal splits, Cheng would be soaked in sweat two or three times. "The boy has a talent for stage performance, good understanding of the characters and fine vocal conditions. He will have better career prospect if he loses weight," says Li Pengshan, a famous actor who chose Cheng as his disciple when the kindergarten boy's performance impressed him in 2006. "If you want to achieve something, you must first conquer yourself." The line from the film "Farewell My Concubine" is Cheng's motto. With the possibility of failing to realize his dream looming large, Cheng made up his mind to battle against obesity and a series of tough moves have been taken since April. He went on diet and gave up greasy and spicy dishes he used to love; he walked four kilometers to school and back home each day; and he did various physical exercises after school. (/Huang Zhe)(mcg) fot. Photoshot/REPORTER
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(111209) -- BEIJING, Dec. 9, 2011 () -- Cheng Bin (front) makes up for a dress rehearsal of a Peking Opera contest held by CCTV in Beijing, capital of China, Nov. 30, 2011. The ten-year-old Cheng Bin is a pupil of the Chenqiao Primary School, a small rural school in Nantong. He and some 200 pupils of the school started to learn Peking Opera when they are in the first grade. When attired in various costumes, moving with agility in thick-soled performance boots and colored greasepaint on his face, Cheng becomes a powerful "magnet" that attracts the audience. On Dec. 2, 2011, the boy, as the exclusive young contestant from Jiangsu Province, also one of the twenty-six kids across the country, took part in the final of the Peking Opera contest children team organized by CCTV and got credits. Despite his increasing popularity among the audience in east China's Jiangsu Province where he was born, the chubby boy has his vexations, not least his 52-kg body weight which is unbecoming to his age and his 1.30-meter height. In the eyes of others, Cheng Bin is a lovable Humpty-Dumpty. However, obesity has posed an obstacle in his pursuit of becoming a professional Peking Opera actor. Each time when he attended Peking Opera course in which action trainings were given, Cheng would have to make greater efforts than his fellows. During a training session which usually involved rolling, jumping, kneeling and doing horizontal splits, Cheng would be soaked in sweat two or three times. "The boy has a talent for stage performance, good understanding of the characters and fine vocal conditions. He will have better career prospect if he loses weight," says Li Pengshan, a famous actor who chose Cheng as his disciple when the kindergarten boy's performance impressed him in 2006. "If you want to achieve something, you must first conquer yourself." The line from the film "Farewell My Concubine" is Cheng's motto. With the possibility of failing to realize his dream looming large, Cheng made up his mind to battle against obesity and a series of tough moves have been taken since April. He went on diet and gave up greasy and spicy dishes he used to love; he walked four kilometers to school and back home each day; and he did various physical exercises after school. (/Huang Zhe)(mcg) fot. Photoshot/REPORTER
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(111209) -- BEIJING, Dec. 9, 2011 () -- Cheng Bin (C) watches the training of a contestant during a dress rehearsal break of a Peking Opera contest held by CCTV in Beijing, capital of China, Nov. 30, 2011. The ten-year-old Cheng Bin is a pupil of the Chenqiao Primary School, a small rural school in Nantong. He and some 200 pupils of the school started to learn Peking Opera when they are in the first grade. When attired in various costumes, moving with agility in thick-soled performance boots and colored greasepaint on his face, Cheng becomes a powerful "magnet" that attracts the audience. On Dec. 2, 2011, the boy, as the exclusive young contestant from Jiangsu Province, also one of the twenty-six kids across the country, took part in the final of the Peking Opera contest children team organized by CCTV and got credits. Despite his increasing popularity among the audience in east China's Jiangsu Province where he was born, the chubby boy has his vexations, not least his 52-kg body weight which is unbecoming to his age and his 1.30-meter height. In the eyes of others, Cheng Bin is a lovable Humpty-Dumpty. However, obesity has posed an obstacle in his pursuit of becoming a professional Peking Opera actor. Each time when he attended Peking Opera course in which action trainings were given, Cheng would have to make greater efforts than his fellows. During a training session which usually involved rolling, jumping, kneeling and doing horizontal splits, Cheng would be soaked in sweat two or three times. "The boy has a talent for stage performance, good understanding of the characters and fine vocal conditions. He will have better career prospect if he loses weight," says Li Pengshan, a famous actor who chose Cheng as his disciple when the kindergarten boy's performance impressed him in 2006. "If you want to achieve something, you must first conquer yourself." The line from the film "Farewell My Concubine" is Cheng's motto. With the possibility of failing to realize his dream looming large, Cheng made up his mind to battle against obesity and a series of tough moves have been taken since April. He went on diet and gave up greasy and spicy dishes he used to love; he walked four kilometers to school and back home each day; and he did various physical exercises after school. (/Huang Zhe)(mcg) fot. Photoshot/REPORTER
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(111209) -- BEIJING, Dec. 9, 2011 () -- Cheng Bin (2nd L) communicates with other contestants during a dress rehearsal break of a Peking Opera contest held by CCTV in Beijing, capital of China, Nov. 30, 2011. The ten-year-old Cheng Bin is a pupil of the Chenqiao Primary School, a small rural school in Nantong. He and some 200 pupils of the school started to learn Peking Opera when they are in the first grade. When attired in various costumes, moving with agility in thick-soled performance boots and colored greasepaint on his face, Cheng becomes a powerful "magnet" that attracts the audience. On Dec. 2, 2011, the boy, as the exclusive young contestant from Jiangsu Province, also one of the twenty-six kids across the country, took part in the final of the Peking Opera contest children team organized by CCTV and got credits. Despite his increasing popularity among the audience in east China's Jiangsu Province where he was born, the chubby boy has his vexations, not least his 52-kg body weight which is unbecoming to his age and his 1.30-meter height. In the eyes of others, Cheng Bin is a lovable Humpty-Dumpty. However, obesity has posed an obstacle in his pursuit of becoming a professional Peking Opera actor. Each time when he attended Peking Opera course in which action trainings were given, Cheng would have to make greater efforts than his fellows. During a training session which usually involved rolling, jumping, kneeling and doing horizontal splits, Cheng would be soaked in sweat two or three times. "The boy has a talent for stage performance, good understanding of the characters and fine vocal conditions. He will have better career prospect if he loses weight," says Li Pengshan, a famous actor who chose Cheng as his disciple when the kindergarten boy's performance impressed him in 2006. "If you want to achieve something, you must first conquer yourself." The line from the film "Farewell My Concubine" is Cheng's motto. With the possibility of failing to realize his dream looming large, Cheng made up his mind to battle against obesity and a series of tough moves have been taken since April. He went on diet and gave up greasy and spicy dishes he used to love; he walked four kilometers to school and back home each day; and he did various physical exercises after school. (/Huang Zhe)(mcg) fot. Photoshot/REPORTER
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(111209) -- BEIJING, Dec. 9, 2011 () -- Cheng Bin makes preparation for the dress rehearsal of a Peking Opera contest held by CCTV in Beijing, capital of China, Nov. 30, 2011. The ten-year-old Cheng Bin is a pupil of the Chenqiao Primary School, a small rural school in Nantong. He and some 200 pupils of the school started to learn Peking Opera when they are in the first grade. When attired in various costumes, moving with agility in thick-soled performance boots and colored greasepaint on his face, Cheng becomes a powerful "magnet" that attracts the audience. On Dec. 2, 2011, the boy, as the exclusive young contestant from Jiangsu Province, also one of the twenty-six kids across the country, took part in the final of the Peking Opera contest children team organized by CCTV and got credits. Despite his increasing popularity among the audience in east China's Jiangsu Province where he was born, the chubby boy has his vexations, not least his 52-kg body weight which is unbecoming to his age and his 1.30-meter height. In the eyes of others, Cheng Bin is a lovable Humpty-Dumpty. However, obesity has posed an obstacle in his pursuit of becoming a professional Peking Opera actor. Each time when he attended Peking Opera course in which action trainings were given, Cheng would have to make greater efforts than his fellows. During a training session which usually involved rolling, jumping, kneeling and doing horizontal splits, Cheng would be soaked in sweat two or three times. "The boy has a talent for stage performance, good understanding of the characters and fine vocal conditions. He will have better career prospect if he loses weight," says Li Pengshan, a famous actor who chose Cheng as his disciple when the kindergarten boy's performance impressed him in 2006. "If you want to achieve something, you must first conquer yourself." The line from the film "Farewell My Concubine" is Cheng's motto. With the possibility of failing to realize his dream looming large, Cheng made up his mind to battle against obesity and a series of tough moves have been taken since April. He went on diet and gave up greasy and spicy dishes he used to love; he walked four kilometers to school and back home each day; and he did various physical exercises after school. (/Huang Zhe)(mcg) fot. Photoshot/REPORTER
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(111209) -- BEIJING, Dec. 9, 2011 () -- Cheng Bin (C) performs with his partners during a Peking Opera contest held by CCTV in Beijing, capital of China, Nov. 30, 2011. The ten-year-old Cheng Bin is a pupil of the Chenqiao Primary School, a small rural school in Nantong. He and some 200 pupils of the school started to learn Peking Opera when they are in the first grade. When attired in various costumes, moving with agility in thick-soled performance boots and colored greasepaint on his face, Cheng becomes a powerful "magnet" that attracts the audience. On Dec. 2, 2011, the boy, as the exclusive young contestant from Jiangsu Province, also one of the twenty-six kids across the country, took part in the final of the Peking Opera contest children team organized by CCTV and got credits. Despite his increasing popularity among the audience in east China's Jiangsu Province where he was born, the chubby boy has his vexations, not least his 52-kg body weight which is unbecoming to his age and his 1.30-meter height. In the eyes of others, Cheng Bin is a lovable Humpty-Dumpty. However, obesity has posed an obstacle in his pursuit of becoming a professional Peking Opera actor. Each time when he attended Peking Opera course in which action trainings were given, Cheng would have to make greater efforts than his fellows. During a training session which usually involved rolling, jumping, kneeling and doing horizontal splits, Cheng would be soaked in sweat two or three times. "The boy has a talent for stage performance, good understanding of the characters and fine vocal conditions. He will have better career prospect if he loses weight," says Li Pengshan, a famous actor who chose Cheng as his disciple when the kindergarten boy's performance impressed him in 2006. "If you want to achieve something, you must first conquer yourself." The line from the film "Farewell My Concubine" is Cheng's motto. With the possibility of failing to realize his dream looming large, Cheng made up his mind to battle against obesity and a series of tough moves have been taken since April. He went on diet and gave up greasy and spicy dishes he used to love; he walked four kilometers to school and back home each day; and he did various physical exercises after school. (/Huang Zhe)(mcg) fot. Photoshot/REPORTER
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(111209) -- BEIJING, Dec. 9, 2011 () -- Cheng Bin falls asleep outside a studio of CCTV during a dress rehearsal break of a Peking Opera contest held in Beijing, capital of China, Nov. 30, 2011. The ten-year-old Cheng Bin is a pupil of the Chenqiao Primary School, a small rural school in Nantong. He and some 200 pupils of the school started to learn Peking Opera when they are in the first grade. When attired in various costumes, moving with agility in thick-soled performance boots and colored greasepaint on his face, Cheng becomes a powerful "magnet" that attracts the audience. On Dec. 2, 2011, the boy, as the exclusive young contestant from Jiangsu Province, also one of the twenty-six kids across the country, took part in the final of the Peking Opera contest children team organized by CCTV and got credits. Despite his increasing popularity among the audience in east China's Jiangsu Province where he was born, the chubby boy has his vexations, not least his 52-kg body weight which is unbecoming to his age and his 1.30-meter height. In the eyes of others, Cheng Bin is a lovable Humpty-Dumpty. However, obesity has posed an obstacle in his pursuit of becoming a professional Peking Opera actor. Each time when he attended Peking Opera course in which action trainings were given, Cheng would have to make greater efforts than his fellows. During a training session which usually involved rolling, jumping, kneeling and doing horizontal splits, Cheng would be soaked in sweat two or three times. "The boy has a talent for stage performance, good understanding of the characters and fine vocal conditions. He will have better career prospect if he loses weight," says Li Pengshan, a famous actor who chose Cheng as his disciple when the kindergarten boy's performance impressed him in 2006. "If you want to achieve something, you must first conquer yourself." The line from the film "Farewell My Concubine" is Cheng's motto. With the possibility of failing to realize his dream looming large, Cheng made up his mind to battle against obesity and a series of tough moves have been taken since April. He went on diet and gave up greasy and spicy dishes he used to love; he walked four kilometers to school and back home each day; and he did various physical exercises after school. (/Huang Zhe)(mcg) fot. Photoshot/REPORTER
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(111209) -- BEIJING, Dec. 9, 2011 () -- Cheng Bin (1st R) reviews his lessons at a hotel during the days for Peking Opera contest in Beijing, capital of China, Nov. 30, 2011. The ten-year-old Cheng Bin is a pupil of the Chenqiao Primary School, a small rural school in Nantong. He and some 200 pupils of the school started to learn Peking Opera when they are in the first grade. When attired in various costumes, moving with agility in thick-soled performance boots and colored greasepaint on his face, Cheng becomes a powerful "magnet" that attracts the audience. On Dec. 2, 2011, the boy, as the exclusive young contestant from Jiangsu Province, also one of the twenty-six kids across the country, took part in the final of the Peking Opera contest children team organized by CCTV and got credits. Despite his increasing popularity among the audience in east China's Jiangsu Province where he was born, the chubby boy has his vexations, not least his 52-kg body weight which is unbecoming to his age and his 1.30-meter height. In the eyes of others, Cheng Bin is a lovable Humpty-Dumpty. However, obesity has posed an obstacle in his pursuit of becoming a professional Peking Opera actor. Each time when he attended Peking Opera course in which action trainings were given, Cheng would have to make greater efforts than his fellows. During a training session which usually involved rolling, jumping, kneeling and doing horizontal splits, Cheng would be soaked in sweat two or three times. "The boy has a talent for stage performance, good understanding of the characters and fine vocal conditions. He will have better career prospect if he loses weight," says Li Pengshan, a famous actor who chose Cheng as his disciple when the kindergarten boy's performance impressed him in 2006. "If you want to achieve something, you must first conquer yourself." The line from the film "Farewell My Concubine" is Cheng's motto. With the possibility of failing to realize his dream looming large, Cheng made up his mind to battle against obesity and a series of tough moves have been taken since April. He went on diet and gave up greasy and spicy dishes he used to love; he walked four kilometers to school and back home each day; and he did various physical exercises after school. (/Huang Zhe)(mcg) fot. Photoshot/REPORTER
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(111209) -- BEIJING, Dec. 9, 2011 () -- Cheng Bin (C) plays with other contestants at a hotel in Beijing, capital of China, Dec. 2, 2011. The ten-year-old Cheng Bin is a pupil of the Chenqiao Primary School, a small rural school in Nantong. He and some 200 pupils of the school started to learn Peking Opera when they are in the first grade. When attired in various costumes, moving with agility in thick-soled performance boots and colored greasepaint on his face, Cheng becomes a powerful "magnet" that attracts the audience. On Dec. 2, 2011, the boy, as the exclusive young contestant from Jiangsu Province, also one of the twenty-six kids across the country, took part in the final of the Peking Opera contest children team organized by CCTV and got credits. Despite his increasing popularity among the audience in east China's Jiangsu Province where he was born, the chubby boy has his vexations, not least his 52-kg body weight which is unbecoming to his age and his 1.30-meter height. In the eyes of others, Cheng Bin is a lovable Humpty-Dumpty. However, obesity has posed an obstacle in his pursuit of becoming a professional Peking Opera actor. Each time when he attended Peking Opera course in which action trainings were given, Cheng would have to make greater efforts than his fellows. During a training session which usually involved rolling, jumping, kneeling and doing horizontal splits, Cheng would be soaked in sweat two or three times. "The boy has a talent for stage performance, good understanding of the characters and fine vocal conditions. He will have better career prospect if he loses weight," says Li Pengshan, a famous actor who chose Cheng as his disciple when the kindergarten boy's performance impressed him in 2006. "If you want to achieve something, you must first conquer yourself." The line from the film "Farewell My Concubine" is Cheng's motto. With the possibility of failing to realize his dream looming large, Cheng made up his mind to battle against obesity and a series of tough moves have been taken since April. He went on diet and gave up greasy and spicy dishes he used to love; he walked four kilometers to school and back home each day; and he did various physical exercises after school. (/Huang Zhe)(mcg) fot. Photoshot/REPORTER