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"Girl in Sanpi" spent nine months living in Sanpi 伞陂, a small village in Huangchuan County, Henan, in 2018.

Love in Rural China: A matter of trying

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Love in Rural China: Like Father, Like Son

A father and son struggle with the frustration of knowing where they’re supposed to be but not knowing how to…

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Love in Rural China: An Engagement

The cost of love   Editor’s Note: In 2018, our correspondent some time with a family in Sanpi 伞陂, a…

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Love in Rural China: The Auntie of Sanpi

When her husband revealed he kept mistresses, Lei Jieping tried to kill herself. She has since found purpose through taking…

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Love in Rural China: A Series

Editor’s Note: This is the start of a five-part series that will run each day this week. Last year I…

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