A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.
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The Blind Man & Armless Friend Who Planted Over 10,000 Trees

The Blind Man & Armless Friend Who Planted Over 10,000 Trees

Apr 27, 2015-- "Looking at the lush, green, tree-filled stretch of land north of the Yeli Village in China, it's hard to imagine that just 12 years ago, those plains were filled with nothing but rocks and weeds. This miraculous transformation is all thanks to the hard work and dedication of an elderly blind man named Jia Haixia and his friend Jia Wenqi, a double amputee with no arms. For more than 10 years, the duo have been planting thousands of trees in an effort to protect and preserve the natural ecology of the land surrounding their village." (20502 reads)


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