Ding Tao considers himself to be a happy and lucky man. He was fortunate to find love, start a family and undertake a small business selling vegetables at the market next to his wife Cheng Kou Qun, who has been with him for the last 25 years.
Although he is 50 years old he seems to be 10 years younger. Ding Tao is slender and calm. He lives in Yancheng, a city 320 Km from Shanghai, in a home with little furniture and located in rural area.