After 10 years, 78-year-old teacher still not getting payments from government

| February 9th, 2010

From Time Weekly:

78-year old Su Huawen sat quietly on the side of his bed, wearing a blue Chinese tunic with worn out sleeves he’s been wearing for the last 30 years, and black-rimmed presbyopia lenses. Lying on the bed was his 66-year-old wife who was suffering from brain shrinkage and cerebral arteriosclerosis, covered in thin but stiff cotton quilt.

“He has so little money that he has to make his quilt cover with clothes from a used banner,” […]Read more…