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By  Liu Zhihua  (China Daily)

10:48, May 09, 2012

"People don't understand the mental torture I have experienced," she says. "Even if the surgery is a success, my character has been forged, and that cannot be changed by a surgery."

The Rainbow China program requires applicants to provide documents proving they cannot afford surgery, either through an online application or by post.

By May 5, there were 50 applicants, most of whom were born in rural areas after 1980 and learned about the program via the Internet.

"We have to carefully match the applicants with the hospitals to ensure of the success of the surgeries," program organizer Fu Shunyan says.

"We hope potential applicants who don't have access to Rainbow China Program information on the Internet will be informed by others who do."

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