Deaths expose plight of China street kids
Eight Chinese officials have been fired or suspended after five boys died in a rubbish bin after suffocating on fumes from charcoal they burned to stay warm, according to state-run media.
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#1 Nov 24, 2012
"It's not uncommon to see several children living in a household with an elderly couple in rural China. These are the left behind children. Right now people are coping the best they can," Rutstein said.
It's estimated there are some 55 million "left behind" children in China, the sons and daughters of 200 million migrant workers who have moved to the cities for a better life."
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In a normal country, this would not happen, but under the internal passport system need by the dictatorship to better enslave its people, it is inevitable.
#2 Nov 24, 2012
A total of FIFTY-FIVE MILLION children in China are living on the street, or in the sole care of aged, handicapped extended family!
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