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A Dead Toddler Casts a Shadow Over China's New Wealth | Care2 Causes

A Dead Toddler Casts a Shadow Over China's New Wealth | Care2 Causes

Last month people around the world were horrified at a video of a 2-year-old Chinese girl being hit by a truck and ignored as pedestrians walked by, only to be struck again and left in the street until an elderly woman finally went to help. The child died in a hospital; her parents were — like millions of workers in China — rural migrants who had come to the city (Foshan in southern China, in this case) seeking work. The child’s terrible death and the lack of any response sparked an impassioned discussion online on sites like Weibo (a Twitter-like social media site, Twitter being banned in China) about the demise of the national character . Rising Numbers of Chinese Students at US Colleges and Universities Contrast that indifference to the all-out doting and lavishing-on of resources devoted to the children of the newly wealthy in China. They are the “4-2-1″ children — wit...

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