PHOTOS Pic story: disabled female farmer shakes off poverty through hard work

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Pic story: disabled female farmer shakes off poverty through hard work

Xinhua

08:40, August 11, 2018

He Xiaoqun waters flowers at home in Jielong Township, Wulong District of southwest China's Chongqing, June 11, 2018. Due to a fever caused by meningitis when she was three years old, He Xiaoqun never stood up afterwards. After lying in bed for one year, She tried to walk by crouching and learnt to live by herself. At the age of 20, she married farmer Zhao Zhiwan. Since then, she has started to plant crops and traditional Chinese herbs and raise poultry at home. Thanks to her hard work, her family shook off poverty in 2016. (Xinhua/Wang Quanchao)

He Xiaoqun dries potatoes at home in Jielong Township, Wulong District of southwest China's Chongqing, Aug. 10, 2018. Due to a fever caused by meningitis when she was three years old, He Xiaoqun never stood up afterwards. After lying in bed for one year, She tried to walk by crouching and learnt to live by herself. At the age of 20, she married farmer Zhao Zhiwan. Since then, she has started to plant crops and traditional Chinese herbs and raise poultry at home. Thanks to her hard work, her family shook off poverty in 2016. (Xinhua/Wang Quanchao)

He Xiaoqun cleans the washing room at home in Jielong Township, Wulong District of southwest China's Chongqing, June 11, 2018. Due to a fever caused by meningitis when she was three years old, He Xiaoqun never stood up afterwards. After lying in bed for one year, She tried to walk by crouching and learnt to live by herself. At the age of 20, she married farmer Zhao Zhiwan. Since then, she has started to plant crops and traditional Chinese herbs and raise poultry at home. Thanks to her hard work, her family shook off poverty in 2016. (Xinhua/Wang Quanchao)

He Xiaoqun walks home holding corns and eggplant in Jielong Township, Wulong District of southwest China's Chongqing, Aug. 10, 2018. Due to a fever caused by meningitis when she was three years old, He Xiaoqun never stood up afterwards. After lying in bed for one year, She tried to walk by crouching and learnt to live by herself. At the age of 20, she married farmer Zhao Zhiwan. Since then, she has started to plant crops and traditional Chinese herbs and raise poultry at home. Thanks to her hard work, her family shook off poverty in 2016. (Xinhua/Wang Quanchao)

He Xiaoqun makes cotton shoes at home in Jielong Township, Wulong District of southwest China's Chongqing, June 11, 2018. Due to a fever caused by meningitis when she was three years old, He Xiaoqun never stood up afterwards. After lying in bed for one year, She tried to walk by crouching and learnt to live by herself. At the age of 20, she married farmer Zhao Zhiwan. Since then, she has started to plant crops and traditional Chinese herbs and raise poultry at home. Thanks to her hard work, her family shook off poverty in 2016. (Xinhua/Wang Quanchao)

He Xiaoqun harvests eggplant in her field in Jielong Township, Wulong District of southwest China's Chongqing, Aug. 10, 2018. Due to a fever caused by meningitis when she was three years old, He Xiaoqun never stood up afterwards. After lying in bed for one year, She tried to walk by crouching and learnt to live by herself. At the age of 20, she married farmer Zhao Zhiwan. Since then, she has started to plant crops and traditional Chinese herbs and raise poultry at home. Thanks to her hard work, her family shook off poverty in 2016. (Xinhua/Wang Quanchao)

He Xiaoqun works in her field in Jielong Township, Wulong District of southwest China's Chongqing, June 11, 2018. Due to a fever caused by meningitis when she was three years old, He Xiaoqun never stood up afterwards. After lying in bed for one year, She tried to walk by crouching and learnt to live by herself. At the age of 20, she married farmer Zhao Zhiwan. Since then, she has started to plant crops and traditional Chinese herbs and raise poultry at home. Thanks to her hard work, her family shook off poverty in 2016. (Xinhua/Wang Quanchao)

He Xiaoqun (R) cooks at home accompanied by her husband and her son in Jielong Township, Wulong District of southwest China's Chongqing, June 11, 2018. Due to a fever caused by meningitis when she was three years old, He Xiaoqun never stood up afterwards. After lying in bed for one year, She tried to walk by crouching and learnt to live by herself. At the age of 20, she married farmer Zhao Zhiwan. Since then, she has started to plant crops and traditional Chinese herbs and raise poultry at home. Thanks to her hard work, her family shook off poverty in 2016. (Xinhua/Wang Quanchao)

He Xiaoqun feeds pigs at home in Jielong Township, Wulong District of southwest China's Chongqing, June 11, 2018. Due to a fever caused by meningitis when she was three years old, He Xiaoqun never stood up afterwards. After lying in bed for one year, She tried to walk by crouching and learnt to live by herself. At the age of 20, she married farmer Zhao Zhiwan. Since then, she has started to plant crops and traditional Chinese herbs and raise poultry at home. Thanks to her hard work, her family shook off poverty in 2016. (Xinhua/Wang Quanchao)

He Xiaoqun goes to work in her field in Jielong Township, Wulong District of southwest China's Chongqing, June 11, 2018. Due to a fever caused by meningitis when she was three years old, He Xiaoqun never stood up afterwards. After lying in bed for one year, She tried to walk by crouching and learnt to live by herself. At the age of 20, she married farmer Zhao Zhiwan. Since then, she has started to plant crops and traditional Chinese herbs and raise poultry at home. Thanks to her hard work, her family shook off poverty in 2016. (Xinhua/Wang Quanchao)

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