China: Photo Captures Plight of 58 Million ‘Left Behind Children'

A photo showing a little girl caring for her baby brother in a classroom in rural China has caused an online stir. It reflects the country's long-standing social problem of children who are left behind by their parents going to work in the cities. Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Fabrice Florin - Nov 16, 2011 - 1:37 AM PST
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by Warrior Wheatman - Nov. 16, 2011

While this article iluminates China's experiance, it is a similar story in ghettos and shanty-towns around major cities the world over. This tear-jerking photo spotlights our collective ignorance of governance.

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