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Retired teacher gives life savings to education | Updated: 2013-09-10 11:22
Retired teacher gives life savings to education

Sun Guohua, a retired teacher in Changhzou city of Jiangsu province, carefully packs up two deposit certificates leaving 25,000 yuan to his ailing wife, with the remainder of his life savings, 1.9 million yuan, going to establish an education foundation on Sept 9, 2013.[Photo/CFP]

Sun Guohua, a 74-year-old retired teacher, lost his daughter not long ago and now lives with his wife, 81, who suffers from senile dementia, in Wujin district, Chagnzhou city, Jiangsu province. After his generous donation, a volunteer team will be dispatched to help take care of the couple.

Sun's story went viral online, drawing more than 700 comments from Internet users. "Sun's action deserves our respect," many of them said.

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