Chinese parents are more anxious than their ‘little princesses’ to find a date for them. Aileen McCabe of CanWest News Service reports the phenomenon of the Blind Date Corner, attended largely by the parents.

SHANGHAI — It’s many a young girl’s worst nightmare.

Her parents are trying to line her up with a blind date. Worse, they post a sign listing her attributes and print pamphlets to hand out to anyone interested.

“My daughter would kill me if she knew,” one chatty mother confides, refusing to give her name just in case her offspring catches wind of the scheme. But she will readily hand over a flyer describing her daughter, complete with picture.

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