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environmental heroes, a Chinese village fights back

Click here for a video report about an ordinary farmer with a middle-school education, who leads his village to fight for the closure of a polluting chemical plant in Anhui, China.

“I feel scared — I really don’t want to be a hero,” Zhang says as he rides the train to Beijing. “But the next generation will suffer. We risk our lives for their happiness.”



Lilian is the author of Web of Angels, a novel about a mom with DID (multiple personalities). She's also the author of the historical novels, The River Midnight and The Singing Fire, about secrets, friendship and motherhood in 19th century Poland and London.

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