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‘Honor of Kings’ player dies after gaming and live-streaming all night

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Sixth Tone reports that a 20-year-old Chinese gamer recently died after staying up late for months, live-streaming himself playing video games. The young man’s death sparked a broad discussion online, with many Chinese night owls worrying about their own sleep patterns.


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Jiayun Feng

Jiayun is a Chinese native and was born in Shanghai, where she spent her first 20 years and earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism at Fudan University. Interested in writing for a global audience, she attended the NYU Graduate School of Journalism for its Global & Joint Program Studies, which allows her to pursue a journalistic career along with her interest in international relations. She has previously interned for Sixth Tone and Shanghai Daily.