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Home of 4 square meters

(People's Daily Online)

17:14, December 10, 2012

The family of Liu Jiezhang lives in a room of 4 square meters.

Edited and translated by Huang Jin, People's Daily Online

How large can an area of 4 square meters be?Same as a big size double bed? A pingpong table? A bathtub? A small storage room or a bathroom for an apartment of 100 square meters?
But sometimes, A room of 4 square meters can also hold a complete family- a family of a couple, a family of 3, evens a family of 4.
The family of Liu Jiezhang once lived in a room of 4 square meters hidden in a building near the Renmin Road in the city center of Changsha in July 2011. Nearly 190 families of immigrant workers lived in the building at its prosperous time, most of them squeezed in a room of 4 square meters like Liu Jiezhang.

Source:China Youth Daily.

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