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Five years is nothing in a man’s life except when he is very young and very old

Saturday, June 26th, 2010
old and young hands

Now Wang Lung’s uncle and his wife had long since smoked all the flesh off their bones and they lay day in and day out on their bed like two dry old sticks, and there was no warmth in them. And Wang Lung heard his uncle…

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