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Chapter 1: ToiShan Village, China

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ToiShan, China

Entrance to Homes.
Although this may look like an alley, it is actually entrances to different houses.

This is from the back.

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View of Ancestral home, as seen from the back entrance, next to the pigsty.

House consists primarily of a kitchen, one bedroom, and a general-purpose room, plus pigsty.

Back of house

As you can see, the house is made of dried mud and dung, and crumbling very badly

Electricity was not available until early 1980s; still no faucets or running water.

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