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Elderly Farmer Provides For His Family for 40 Years Without Having Legs

A 60-year-old man from China is being praised by netizens after photos of him working on a farm went viral because he has no legs.

Xi Tiangen from Henan Province in China lost both his legs in an unspecified accident when he was 19-years-old. In 1996, Xi’s father passed away, leaving him alone to care for his aging mother and his mentally handicapped brother, according to Shanghaiist.

Chinese Farmer Teaches Himself Law to Sue Company That Polluted His Land

A Chinese farmer, who took a state-owned chemical company to court after spending 16 years studying law by himself has scored a victory in the first round of the case. The farmer, named Wang Enlin, filed a case against Qihua Group for allegedly polluting his land.

Now in his 60s, the man from the Heilongjiang provincial village of Yushutun had just three years of education but started studying law on his own, according to People’s Daily Online (via Daily Mail).

Chinese Town Pulls Together to Buy 32 Tons of Potatoes in One Day to Save a Stranded Farmer

Residents of a neighborhood near Shenzhen in southern China’s Guangdong Province rallied to buy 32 tons of potatoes in one night to help a 60-year-old farmer after he was rejected by a wholesale market for having poor quality products.

The farmer, surnamed Ma, traveled for four days by truck from Qinghai province in northwest China to Shenzhen hoping to sell his potatoes at a higher price, the Shanghaiist reported.