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How much should we pay for family reunion? (7)

(People's Daily Online)

15:02, January 22, 2013

Cheng Yanxin,17, security guard (Photo/ People's Daily Online)

Edited and translated by Chen Lidan, Huang Jin and Wang Xin, People's Daily Online.

•Name: Cheng Yanxin,
•Gender: male
•Age: 17
•Occupation: security guard
•Hometown: She County, Handan City, Hebei Province

•Departure Date: Feb. 7, 2013
•Distance from home: 534 kilometers

•Route of Travel: Beijing West Railway Station -> Handan Railway Station (cost 64 yuan)-> take a cab to home (20 yuan)

•Time Cost of Travel: one day
•Total cost of Travel: 100 yuan including meals expenses, occupies 4 percent of his monthly income.

•Background: Cheng Yanxin came to Beijing after his graduation from high school and became a security guard for a college in Beijing. His daily work is to charge the parking fee for cars in college. He earns 2,000 yuan per month. He plans to go home on Feb.7, and does not want to continue work as security guard any more. "I'm still young. Security guard is a boring work," said Cheng.

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