From rags to riches – Yu’s ‘American dream’ – Xinhua News Agency

From Xinhua News Agency via China Daily:

His father was a peasant and carpenter, and 44-year-old Yu Minhong(俞敏洪) will never forget watching him collect bits of waste brick and stones and stack them up in the small courtyard of their rural home.

What use was all this rubble and debris? The day Yu saw his father transform the stones into a small pen to shut in the pigs, hens and ducks, he was amazed. At that time, his family could not afford to buy bricks.

Yu says his father’s practical determination and foresight have influenced his whole life….[Full Text]

-Read also China’s richest teacher plans to purchase colleges via Xinhua News Agency.

October 29, 2006 6:47 PM
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