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“Dead” Chinese Girl Was Actually Playing Games And Living In Cafes For The Past 10 Years

Can you play the same game for a decade?

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What would you do if you had an argument with your family?

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Chances are you'll probably make up with your family after a few hours, right?

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Blood runs thicker than water afterall.

But not for 24-year-old Xiao Yun. The Chinese national went missing for 10 years after a heated argument with her mother. She was presumed dead.

The woman, known as Xiao Yun and now aged 24, left her home in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang 10 years ago after a quarrel with her parents.

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According to Qianjiang Evening News, she was found in an Internet cafe in Zhejiang province and taken to the police station for using a fake ID

Police were called to the café in Zhejiang province, China, where the 24-year-old had been sleeping. She was taken to the local police station for questioning after her identity card was found to be a fake.

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She told the police that she had been living from cafés to cafés and relied on hand-outs from café staff and customers. She was also addicted to an online game titled CrossFire.

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Xiao Yun, who had been carrying a fake identity card, was taken to a local police station for questioning. There, she revealed that she had been living in Internet cafes for the past decade. A fan of the multiplayer first-person shooter CrossFire, she spent her days playing the game and slept mostly in cafes and bath houses.

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She relied mostly on handouts from fellow cafe patrons and occasionally worked as a cashier at some cafes to earn additional income.

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The police were able to discover the original missing person’s report and proceeded to call her parents who promised not to scold her anymore

The mother and daughter embraces each other.

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The parents, who came to Hangzhou to take her home, said they had almost lost hope of their daughter’s return.

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"I have a stubborn personality and a short temper, so I used to scold her. But it's already been 10 years and now she's an adult. I will never scold her again," the mother said.

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In China, surfing the net is more important than looking after your newborn baby...

Internet gaming binge is no joke, guys!