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Left-behind kids, women, elderly suffer in hard-hit region

Updated: 2013-04-22 07:22
By Hu Yongqi and Zhao Lei in Lushan, Sichuan, He Na in Beijing ( China Daily)

Left-behind kids, women, elderly suffer in hard-hit region

Cheng Yuezhen (right), 60, and her daughter-in-law Yao Linqun stand in front of their house, which was destroyed by the quake in Longmen township. Feng Yongbin / China Daily

Chen Fuzhen had almost forgotten she's a woman since her husband went to work in Chongqing several years ago. She has had to take care of the whole family, two children and to frail elderly people, all by herself.

Left-behind kids, women, elderly suffer in hard-hit region

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