Children who spend two hours scaling a cliff to get to school will soon have a steel ladder to climb instead of vines
Fifteen grade schoolers from ages 6 to 15 attend boarding school at the foot of a mountain in a remote village in Sichuan Province. The cliff they scale twice a month to visit home is half a mile tall, and the project to build a ladder for the journey involves 1,500 steel pipes at a cost of $150,000. It is scheduled to be completed in early November.
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