Chang Dexiu and her son struggle to survive in Ganmi, Sichuan province, after silicosis killed Chang’s husband. Photo: Tom Wang Chang Dexiu and her son struggle to survive in Ganmi, Sichuan province, after silicosis killed Chang’s husband. Photo: Tom Wang
Chang Dexiu and her son struggle to survive in Ganmi, Sichuan province, after silicosis killed Chang’s husband. Photo: Tom Wang
China Society

Death and life in ‘widows village’ in the heart of China’s ‘dust lung’ country

  • Silicosis is taking a huge toll on the families of miners who worked in choking conditions, often with little more than a towel to cover their face

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Chang Dexiu and her son struggle to survive in Ganmi, Sichuan province, after silicosis killed Chang’s husband. Photo: Tom Wang Chang Dexiu and her son struggle to survive in Ganmi, Sichuan province, after silicosis killed Chang’s husband. Photo: Tom Wang
Chang Dexiu and her son struggle to survive in Ganmi, Sichuan province, after silicosis killed Chang’s husband. Photo: Tom Wang
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