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China - Economy - A Migrant Story

China - Economy - A Migrant Story

At noon, the young couple to leaves for Beijing. Ding Zhifa borrowed his neighbor's cart to carry their luggage to the bus. He already promised his wife to take a taxi once they arrive in Beijing. Ding Zhifa and Cai Xingju wed in Wei Ding, a village of 400 inhabitants located 150 kilometers from Hefei, capital of the Anhui province. The couple met only once in 2005, by way of a meiren, or a go-between. Ding Zhifa, 25, was advised of the imminence of the wedding by phone, while he was working on a construction site in Beijing. His father met with Cai Xingju, a 24-year-old woman from the neighboring village, for him. Cai Xingju has never left her family, nor her hometown. Everything is changing for her. | Location: Wei Ding, Anhui, China.
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