Deng Linjie, a student at New York’s School for Visual Arts, used a crowdfunding project to pay his education expenses. Photo: SCMP Pictures

How a struggling Chinese student ‘sold himself’ to attend dream US school

When traditional institutes refused him a loan, Deng Linjie turned to Chinese social media for help, vowing to return money he took with 20 per cent interest

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Deng Linjie, a student at New York’s School for Visual Arts, used a crowdfunding project to pay his education expenses. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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