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11-year-old sells 500,000 households belongings for Internet money

Updated: 2005-07-16 21:24

A woman walks in her messy house after her son secretly sold almost all the household appliances and other valuables, in Zhengzhou, central China's Henan province, July 15, 2005. The 11-year-old boy sold family belongings worth 500,000 yuan ($60,000) for 2,000 yuan ($242) and then spent all the money at an Internet bar with his five friends in 20 days. The couple had two houses in Zhengzhou. Picture taken July 15, 2005. [newsphoto]

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