An outpouring of online grief and reinforced a national debate over China’s growing wealth gap
National anguish at death of five Chinese street children
By News on the Net -- Bio and Archives November 22, 2012
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The five boys, all cousins and brothers, aged between nine and 13, died last Thursday night in Guizhou, China’s poorest province, after lighting the charcoal fire to fend off the cold. Their bodies were found the following day.