A 161 sq ft (15 square metre) ‘coffin home’ in Chongqing points to the reality China’s impoverished elderly can face. Photo: chinanews.com

Life in a ‘coffin home’: how poverty drove six elderly men in China to share a 161 sq ft room

They endure mouldy bedding, constant noise and zero personal space in Chongqing because they could not afford to live at a home for the elderly

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A 161 sq ft (15 square metre) ‘coffin home’ in Chongqing points to the reality China’s impoverished elderly can face. Photo: chinanews.com
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