Li cited confidence, discipline and persistence as the keys to his rise through the academic ranks. Photo: Baidu

The Chinese high-school dropout and former duck farmer who became a doctor after 20 years’ trying

  • Guizhou native did stints as duck farmer, builder and security guard
  • But after years of study he got his doctorate this summer
Topic |   China education

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Li cited confidence, discipline and persistence as the keys to his rise through the academic ranks. Photo: Baidu
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