Wed, March 14, 2012
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Muddy road to school

2012-03-14 10:50:57 GMT2012-03-14 18:50:57(Beijing Time)  China Daily

Students and a teacher prepare to go home at Gudu Elementary School in Jiayan village, Southwest China's Guizhou province, March 9, 2012. The school only has 21 first grade students and one teacher. Moreover, the school only enrolls first-graders. It takes pupils about one hour to trek over mountains to get to school. Jiayan village is located in a remote mountain area and the income per capita is 2,600 yuan ($413) per year. [Photo/CFP]

Pupils of Gudu Elementary School walk on the muddy road home in Jiayan village, Southwest China's Guizhou province, March 9, 2012. [Photo/CFP]

Students of Gudu Elementary School show their muddy pants and shoes in Jiayan village, Southwest China's Guizhou province, March 9, 2012. [Photo/CFP]

A schoolboy listens to the teacher at Gudu Elementary School in Jiayan village, Southwest China's Guizhou province, March 9, 2012. [Photo/CFP]

A schoolgirl listens to the teacher at Gudu Elementary School in Jiayan village, Southwest China's Guizhou province, March 9, 2012. [Photo/CFP]

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