Editor’s Note
The beginning of a year is a time to reflect on what we missed and map out our new plans. To celebrate the start of 2015, chinadaily.com.cn has rounded up some inspirational stories of 9 people from all walks of life. Check them out below and let them inspire you to make a fresh start in the new year! (Stories in this special report are adapted from written interviews, which may be slightly abridged from the original.)