A family of four in eastern China expanded their tiny home in a bicycle garage by digging a 3-metre-deep cellar underneath it, to create an underground bedroom for a mother and her daughter. Photo: Sina.com.cn

Chinese girl grows up in secret cellar as poor family hides illegal expansion to tiny home

A cupboard in small bicycle garage reveals door to hidden underworld undiscovered for a decade until a tip-off to housing authorities

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A family of four in eastern China expanded their tiny home in a bicycle garage by digging a 3-metre-deep cellar underneath it, to create an underground bedroom for a mother and her daughter. Photo: Sina.com.cn
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