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Mothers' wishes: Episode 4

Updated: 2012-12-20 09:12
By Sun Peng (chinadaily.com.cn)

Chen Linzao is a villager in Tomd Left Banner, the Inner Mongolia autonomous region. She has lived there her whole life. The family no longer farms. Their land was leased for little money. Chen's sons went to cities to work and left her with her grandchildren in this remote village. Most of the time she lives alone, expect for holidays when her grandchildren come home from school. She thinks it's normal these days for young people to go to cities to work. She hopes that her grandchildren will achieve something by studying, and will look for success in the cities rather than live on the farm land.

Mothers' wishes: Episode 4

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Mothers' wishes - Episode 1
Mothers' wishes - Episode 2
Mothers' wishes - Episode 3

Video: Sun Peng
Translator: Huang Lan
Producer: Flora Yue