There are about 61 million ‘left behind’ children in the Chinese mainland’s countryside, who live in the care of relatives because their parents have died or moved away to find work in cities. File photo :AFPThere are about 61 million ‘left behind’ children in the Chinese mainland’s countryside, who live in the care of relatives because their parents have died or moved away to find work in cities. File photo :AFP
There are about 61 million ‘left behind’ children in the Chinese mainland’s countryside, who live in the care of relatives because their parents have died or moved away to find work in cities. File photo :AFP

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Topic |   China Society
There are about 61 million ‘left behind’ children in the Chinese mainland’s countryside, who live in the care of relatives because their parents have died or moved away to find work in cities. File photo :AFPThere are about 61 million ‘left behind’ children in the Chinese mainland’s countryside, who live in the care of relatives because their parents have died or moved away to find work in cities. File photo :AFP
There are about 61 million ‘left behind’ children in the Chinese mainland’s countryside, who live in the care of relatives because their parents have died or moved away to find work in cities. File photo :AFP
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