CHINA Pic story: Chongqing's Xiazhuang Village seeks way to prosperity

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Pic story: Chongqing's Xiazhuang Village seeks way to prosperity

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08:34, January 10, 2021

Mao Xianglin (1st, L) introduces the story of building roads in Xiazhuang Village to the audience at an exhibition hall at Xiazhuang Village, Zhuxian Township, Wushan County of southwest China's Chongqing, Jan. 6, 2021. For those who lived in Xiazhuang Village, it once took them two days to reach the nearest county. Thanks to the unceasing efforts of Mao Xianglin, the onerous travelling has become a history. In 1997, 38-year-old Mao Xianglin, the secretary of Communist Party of China (CPC) branch of Xiazhuang Village and head of the village committee, mobilized the villagers to build a better road to the outside world. To speed up the road building, Mao once worked and lived at the construction site for three months without going home. Finally in 2004, an 8-kilometer long and 2-meter wide road was finished. After more widening and hardening work conducted by the local government, the travel time from Xiazhuang Village to the county seat has been slashed to about one and a half hours. F

Mao Xianglin (front) and villagers go to harvest oranges at Xiazhuang Village, Zhuxian Township, Wushan County of southwest China's Chongqing, Jan. 7, 2021. For those who lived in Xiazhuang Village, it once took them two days to reach the nearest county. Thanks to the unceasing efforts of Mao Xianglin, the onerous travelling has become a history. In 1997, 38-year-old Mao Xianglin, the secretary of Communist Party of China (CPC) branch of Xiazhuang Village and head of the village committee, mobilized the villagers to build a better road to the outside world. To speed up the road building, Mao once worked and lived at the construction site for three months without going home. Finally in 2004, an 8-kilometer long and 2-meter wide road was finished. After more widening and hardening work conducted by the local government, the travel time from Xiazhuang Village to the county seat has been slashed to about one and a half hours. For Mao, building a road is the first step, and seeking a way to

Mao Xianglin communicates with a fruit trader on the phone while taking a rest at Xiazhuang Village, Zhuxian Township, Wushan County of southwest China's Chongqing, Jan. 7, 2021. For those who lived in Xiazhuang Village, it once took them two days to reach the nearest county. Thanks to the unceasing efforts of Mao Xianglin, the onerous travelling has become a history. In 1997, 38-year-old Mao Xianglin, the secretary of Communist Party of China (CPC) branch of Xiazhuang Village and head of the village committee, mobilized the villagers to build a better road to the outside world. To speed up the road building, Mao once worked and lived at the construction site for three months without going home. Finally in 2004, an 8-kilometer long and 2-meter wide road was finished. After more widening and hardening work conducted by the local government, the travel time from Xiazhuang Village to the county seat has been slashed to about one and a half hours. For Mao, building a road is the first step

Mao Xianglin (R) introduces the oranges to a fruit trader at Xiazhuang Village, Zhuxian Township, Wushan County of southwest China's Chongqing, Jan. 6, 2021. For those who lived in Xiazhuang Village, it once took them two days to reach the nearest county. Thanks to the unceasing efforts of Mao Xianglin, the onerous travelling has become a history. In 1997, 38-year-old Mao Xianglin, the secretary of Communist Party of China (CPC) branch of Xiazhuang Village and head of the village committee, mobilized the villagers to build a better road to the outside world. To speed up the road building, Mao once worked and lived at the construction site for three months without going home. Finally in 2004, an 8-kilometer long and 2-meter wide road was finished. After more widening and hardening work conducted by the local government, the travel time from Xiazhuang Village to the county seat has been slashed to about one and a half hours. For Mao, building a road is the first step, and seeking a way t

Mao Xianglin (2nd, R) and villagers carry oranges at Xiazhuang Village, Zhuxian Township, Wushan County of southwest China's Chongqing, Jan. 7, 2021. For those who lived in Xiazhuang Village, it once took them two days to reach the nearest county. Thanks to the unceasing efforts of Mao Xianglin, the onerous travelling has become a history. In 1997, 38-year-old Mao Xianglin, the secretary of Communist Party of China (CPC) branch of Xiazhuang Village and head of the village committee, mobilized the villagers to build a better road to the outside world. To speed up the road building, Mao once worked and lived at the construction site for three months without going home. Finally in 2004, an 8-kilometer long and 2-meter wide road was finished. After more widening and hardening work conducted by the local government, the travel time from Xiazhuang Village to the county seat has been slashed to about one and a half hours. For Mao, building a road is the first step, and seeking a way to prospe

Mao Xianglin (R) introduces the story of building roads in Xiazhuang Village to the audience at an exhibition hall at Xiazhuang Village, Zhuxian Township, Wushan County of southwest China's Chongqing, Jan. 6, 2021. For those who lived in Xiazhuang Village, it once took them two days to reach the nearest county. Thanks to the unceasing efforts of Mao Xianglin, the onerous travelling has become a history. In 1997, 38-year-old Mao Xianglin, the secretary of Communist Party of China (CPC) branch of Xiazhuang Village and head of the village committee, mobilized the villagers to build a better road to the outside world. To speed up the road building, Mao once worked and lived at the construction site for three months without going home. Finally in 2004, an 8-kilometer long and 2-meter wide road was finished. After more widening and hardening work conducted by the local government, the travel time from Xiazhuang Village to the county seat has been slashed to about one and a half hours. For Ma

Mao Xianglin (2nd, L) and villagers take a rest at Xiazhuang Village, Zhuxian Township, Wushan County of southwest China's Chongqing, Jan. 7, 2021. For those who lived in Xiazhuang Village, it once took them two days to reach the nearest county. Thanks to the unceasing efforts of Mao Xianglin, the onerous travelling has become a history. In 1997, 38-year-old Mao Xianglin, the secretary of Communist Party of China (CPC) branch of Xiazhuang Village and head of the village committee, mobilized the villagers to build a better road to the outside world. To speed up the road building, Mao once worked and lived at the construction site for three months without going home. Finally in 2004, an 8-kilometer long and 2-meter wide road was finished. After more widening and hardening work conducted by the local government, the travel time from Xiazhuang Village to the county seat has been slashed to about one and a half hours. For Mao, building a road is the first step, and seeking a way to prosperi

Aerial photo taken on July 3, 2020 shows the mountain roads at Xiazhuang Village, Zhuxian Township, Wushan County of southwest China's Chongqing. For those who lived in Xiazhuang Village, it once took them two days to reach the nearest county. Thanks to the unceasing efforts of Mao Xianglin, the onerous travelling has become a history. In 1997, 38-year-old Mao Xianglin, the secretary of Communist Party of China (CPC) branch of Xiazhuang Village and head of the village committee, mobilized the villagers to build a better road to the outside world. To speed up the road building, Mao once worked and lived at the construction site for three months without going home. Finally in 2004, an 8-kilometer long and 2-meter wide road was finished. After more widening and hardening work conducted by the local government, the travel time from Xiazhuang Village to the county seat has been slashed to about one and a half hours. For Mao, building a road is the first step, and seeking a way to prosperity

Mao Xianglin (3rd, L) talks with villagers at Xiazhuang Village, Zhuxian Township, Wushan County of southwest China's Chongqing, Jan. 6. 2021. For those who lived in Xiazhuang Village, it once took them two days to reach the nearest county. Thanks to the unceasing efforts of Mao Xianglin, the onerous travelling has become a history. In 1997, 38-year-old Mao Xianglin, the secretary of Communist Party of China (CPC) branch of Xiazhuang Village and head of the village committee, mobilized the villagers to build a better road to the outside world. To speed up the road building, Mao once worked and lived at the construction site for three months without going home. Finally in 2004, an 8-kilometer long and 2-meter wide road was finished. After more widening and hardening work conducted by the local government, the travel time from Xiazhuang Village to the county seat has been slashed to about one and a half hours. For Mao, building a road is the first step, and seeking a way to prosperity is

Mao Xianglin and villagers discuss the sales plan of oranges at Xiazhuang Village, Zhuxian Township, Wushan County of southwest China's Chongqing, in the evening of Jan. 6, 2021. For those who lived in Xiazhuang Village, it once took them two days to reach the nearest county. Thanks to the unceasing efforts of Mao Xianglin, the onerous travelling has become a history. In 1997, 38-year-old Mao Xianglin, the secretary of Communist Party of China (CPC) branch of Xiazhuang Village and head of the village committee, mobilized the villagers to build a better road to the outside world. To speed up the road building, Mao once worked and lived at the construction site for three months without going home. Finally in 2004, an 8-kilometer long and 2-meter wide road was finished. After more widening and hardening work conducted by the local government, the travel time from Xiazhuang Village to the county seat has been slashed to about one and a half hours. For Mao, building a road is the first step

Mao Xianglin (2nd, L) and villagers watch a performance organized by the cultural center of Wushan County at Xiazhuang Village, Zhuxian Township, Wushan County of southwest China's Chongqing, Jan. 6, 2021. For those who lived in Xiazhuang Village, it once took them two days to reach the nearest county. Thanks to the unceasing efforts of Mao Xianglin, the onerous travelling has become a history. In 1997, 38-year-old Mao Xianglin, the secretary of Communist Party of China (CPC) branch of Xiazhuang Village and head of the village committee, mobilized the villagers to build a better road to the outside world. To speed up the road building, Mao once worked and lived at the construction site for three months without going home. Finally in 2004, an 8-kilometer long and 2-meter wide road was finished. After more widening and hardening work conducted by the local government, the travel time from Xiazhuang Village to the county seat has been slashed to about one and a half hours. For Mao, buildi

Aerial photo taken on July 3, 2020 shows the view of Xiazhuang Village, Zhuxian Township, Wushan County of southwest China's Chongqing. For those who lived in Xiazhuang Village, it once took them two days to reach the nearest county. Thanks to the unceasing efforts of Mao Xianglin, the onerous travelling has become a history. In 1997, 38-year-old Mao Xianglin, the secretary of Communist Party of China (CPC) branch of Xiazhuang Village and head of the village committee, mobilized the villagers to build a better road to the outside world. To speed up the road building, Mao once worked and lived at the construction site for three months without going home. Finally in 2004, an 8-kilometer long and 2-meter wide road was finished. After more widening and hardening work conducted by the local government, the travel time from Xiazhuang Village to the county seat has been slashed to about one and a half hours. For Mao, building a road is the first step, and seeking a way to prosperity is the se

A vehicle runs on the road that links Xiazhuang Village and the outside world at Xiazhuang Village, Zhuxian Township, Wushan County of southwest China's Chongqing, Jan. 7, 2021. For those who lived in Xiazhuang Village, it once took them two days to reach the nearest county. Thanks to the unceasing efforts of Mao Xianglin, the onerous travelling has become a history. In 1997, 38-year-old Mao Xianglin, the secretary of Communist Party of China (CPC) branch of Xiazhuang Village and head of the village committee, mobilized the villagers to build a better road to the outside world. To speed up the road building, Mao once worked and lived at the construction site for three months without going home. Finally in 2004, an 8-kilometer long and 2-meter wide road was finished. After more widening and hardening work conducted by the local government, the travel time from Xiazhuang Village to the county seat has been slashed to about one and a half hours. For Mao, building a road is the first step,

Mao Xianglin (3rd, R) and villagers sort and package oranges at Xiazhuang Village, Zhuxian Township, Wushan County of southwest China's Chongqing, Jan. 7, 2021. For those who lived in Xiazhuang Village, it once took them two days to reach the nearest county. Thanks to the unceasing efforts of Mao Xianglin, the onerous travelling has become a history. In 1997, 38-year-old Mao Xianglin, the secretary of Communist Party of China (CPC) branch of Xiazhuang Village and head of the village committee, mobilized the villagers to build a better road to the outside world. To speed up the road building, Mao once worked and lived at the construction site for three months without going home. Finally in 2004, an 8-kilometer long and 2-meter wide road was finished. After more widening and hardening work conducted by the local government, the travel time from Xiazhuang Village to the county seat has been slashed to about one and a half hours. For Mao, building a road is the first step, and seeking a wa

Mao Xianglin carries oranges at Xiazhuang Village, Zhuxian Township, Wushan County of southwest China's Chongqing, Jan. 7, 2021. For those who lived in Xiazhuang Village, it once took them two days to reach the nearest county. Thanks to the unceasing efforts of Mao Xianglin, the onerous travelling has become a history. In 1997, 38-year-old Mao Xianglin, the secretary of Communist Party of China (CPC) branch of Xiazhuang Village and head of the village committee, mobilized the villagers to build a better road to the outside world. To speed up the road building, Mao once worked and lived at the construction site for three months without going home. Finally in 2004, an 8-kilometer long and 2-meter wide road was finished. After more widening and hardening work conducted by the local government, the travel time from Xiazhuang Village to the county seat has been slashed to about one and a half hours. For Mao, building a road is the first step, and seeking a way to prosperity is the second. A

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