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Life is difficult when you are old (Part 4)

2011-05-05

There are many elderly people in Dishuiyan Village near Guanghan in Sichuan Province. Because of the economic losses brought by the 512 Earthquake, an increased number of young villagers left their homes to go to the urban areas to earn money, leaving the elderly alone at home. Those who are the most frail are finding it difficult to take care of themselves. However, the endless lonely days and nights are the hardest part of life for these elderly people.