“Eat a dumpling eating event. “The Zhengzhou sanitation workers and old” fire “in the future, the mood is very disturbing.
At noon on December 21, according to the winter solstice practices in previous years, Zhengzhou city bus company in several BRT rapid platform invites the garbage man to eat dumplings, Zhang Longhai Road station in tongbai road end after a bowl of dumplings, eyes suddenly falling tears.
Winter Solstice at noon, took the staff of dumplings, Zhang sudden tears. User photo
In front of the camera, he tears, and say his 2130 Yuan monthly wage, 2000 mortgage payments to the son, “had not eaten a good meal”.
After media reports on this matter, causing millions of netizens sad: “poor parents. “Lao Zhang’s son, was also involved in the whirlpool, doubts over lack of filial piety.
The afternoon of December 24, three or four hours of interviews, old surging more than 10 times to the press (www.thepaper.CN) journalist stressed, when tears are being moved, excited, “actually nothing wrong with making big things. Family and friendly and happy, I volunteered to give him money, I do not give my son to whom? ”
Zhang said, son and 3 daughters, and mortgages, a lot of pressure; son treated him very well, and he picked up waste every day, poor income said, but has enough of its own overhead.
However, when Zhengzhou last year, Lao Zhang weighed 140 pounds, but only 120 pounds.
Sell for more money, old round trip takes two hours every night riding a tricycle to the West third ring to sell scrap home, has more than 10 o’clock at night, but will get up at 4 in the morning.
Three days ago, streets deserted, people such as dragons, old sat on the edge of the road into a NAP. Suddenly woke up to see a photo, that is a health check, not light.
Zhang said a tough road, but he “used”.
For many young people to buy a House now asking parents for money, Zhang said “(parents), is as it should be.” Now, a family of 8 in the 58 square metres of room (Note: daughter once in a while back), Zhang was satisfied: “the House is small, much to nobody live. ”
“I didn’t know, eating dumplings you can eat something was wrong”
Surging News: eat dumplings on winter solstice day tears is going on?
Old: cry, because moving. That cold day, they came to deliver dumplings, my heart was moved, and a little excited. Said I on-line is bitter, (not), no nothing else.
Surging News: ever tried someone else’s dumplings?
Old: No. Prior to this, there is a restaurant for sanitation workers to eat dumplings, but too many people, needs, and so on. Sell scrap too late, I waited for ten or twenty minutes left.
Lao Zhang is on the road with the cleaning. Duan Yanchao surging journalists
Surging News: why say “had not eaten a good meal”?
Old: my wife says I have no color (dialect, meaning “nothing”). I eat every day (dumplings), yesterday (December 23) evening, 10 bucks a bowl and I ate for lunch today, and I don’t eat what I do? That day (crying) is being moved.
Surging News: how much do you pay per month?
Older: 2130, are discovered. Buckle 10 pieces each month, said the road clean, 2120.
Surging News: son?
Older: 2000. I volunteered to give money, I do not give my son to whom? Sometimes, he says give me 300 bucks a month, I said I would not. Sometimes said to give me $100, I went and gave him dark, what did I want that? I sell dozens of pieces of money waste every day either. I have to say that I sell scrap to earn more, well, they say you sell scrap and made his fortune.
Surging News: why give money to my son? (Note: old son is security, monthly wage of more than 3,000 pieces, houses 58 square meters, there are 160,000 mortgage)
Older: buying a House hundreds of thousands of Ah, there are 3 daughters, he stressed. No problem, but also (for loans) sleep she had in mind.
Surging News: Son House how much money did you get?
Zhang: I sell food money and money out of doing the construction work, and borrowed thousands of tablets, contributed to more than 50,000.
Surging News: When do you know your concern?
Older: the next day (December 22). Some people say I’m on TV, holding a cell phone to let me see. I said, I didn’t steal someone else didn’t take someone else’s, I was sweeping.
Surging News: did your son have a viewpoint on this matter?
Old: No. I had no idea, eat dumplings can also eat wrong. I should not eat the dumplings. Internet calling my son’s, in fact he treats me well. Those who caught me, them I want to go to Central. (Family) and the United States, these things make kids unhappy.
Surging News: kids how are you?
Older: he (the son), sometimes buying apples, chicken legs, told me, “Dad, you eat it.” I am full of teeth, eating Apple does not move, he gave me cut into pieces. Meat: no problem. The girl bought me a fur coat, I sweep, wear it what to do.
Surging News: you what everyday expenses?
Zhang: well, not much overhead. Breakfast 5, lane 4, Youtiao two steamed buns 4 bucks, a bowl of congee 1 piece. Go home at noon. Sometimes come home at night to eat, sometimes to buy something to eat on the way. A pack of cigarettes a day, 3 bucks and expensive we can’t afford it.
“His wife does cleaning 2000 a month, money for my son”
Ad posted on Lao Zhang is cleaning up the streets. Duan Yanchao surging journalists
Surging News: where is your native place? Home What happens?
Lao Zhang: I am zhoukou Tang Zhuang Xiang Zhang, shangshui village, who is 64 years old. A son and a daughter, and the girl haven’t married, worked in Zhengzhou. Son and 3 daughters, junior high, elementary school second grade three, five or six years younger. (Note: old originally also had a son 19 years ago in car accident deaths of the old hit)
Surging News: come to Zhengzhou?
Old: my husband came 6 years ago, son, let me also, the family has to get away. I was alone at home, thatchers will go to the construction site to open mixer. Last year, out of the six to eight thousand or nine thousand acres this year lease ran out, only gave half signed the contract matter. About this time last year, I came to Zhengzhou.
Surging News: why do garbage man?
Lao Zhang: when I first came to Zhengzhou, I go around the community, see security, interview, interviews, signed when they see my hand shaken, not me.
Surging News: when I watch you sweep his left hand trembled. Black radio and lucrative industry chain survey
Older: has this problem when he was young.
Surging News: garbage you do son agree?
Zhang: I first went to the waste transfer station, someone asked me to discuss with children. Discuss my son not to do is not nice to say, come too early. I would be in the parking lot for people to see tram, for 2 months and 20 days, say 1800 a month, old money, I don’t do it. 28 last year, I sweep the (garbage). I’m in charge of this two hundred or three hundred meters, this a good scan (Note: the road is a large supermarket), favourable conditions are close to home.
Surging News: when picking up junk?
Old: a sanitation worker is when everyone is picking up, I bought a Trike.
Surging News: what does your wife do?
Chang: she will be on the side of the supermarket to do cleaning, 2000 a month.
Surging News: money to son?
Lao Zhang: Yes. (Note: see old interviews, Zhang’s wife was angry, straight in the mouth called “no color”, also beat Zhang said: “he says is the truth, our children are very obedient. ”）
“Riding more miles, and an empty bottle of selling three or four cents”
Surging News: do sanitation work hard?
Zhang: I’ve worked in the construction site, which swept the same as playing.
Surging News: every day what to do?
Zhang: I fixed the table, get up at 4 o’clock, and then pick up the trash to the community waste, which began around 4:30 to sweep. To dry to a dark street lamps in the afternoon, almost 5:30. If his wife take afternoon classes, I will pick two granddaughters, finish to sell junk. Sold waste back home, more than 10 o’clock at night.
Old sorting garbage trucks to pick up waste. Duan Yanchao surging journalists
Surging News: sell scrap for so long?
Older: home and no place to put waste, street. Wife will go pick up points every day, in the evening, I want to go home to pick up her back over, and West third ring of yard sale. The place has more than 10 miles from here, riding a tricycle to an hour, I’m ruined. I said that I fear no shame, walk to the road have the paper to pick up the bottle. Sometimes halfway, hungry for a bowl of stew, also sometimes sold the scrap before you eat it. Go to places more than 8 points, to the bottle, paper or something to separate, selling for one hour, but came back just more than 10 points.
Surging News: Why go so far to sell scrap?
Older: close to cheap. Than that nearly half of local junkyards and the bottle is only five or six cents, to nine cents.
Surging News: have you go to bed?
Older: sometimes more than 11 points.
Surging News: back and fall asleep?
Lao Zhang: Yes, I was too tired to go back to sleep. Yesterday I fell asleep sitting in the street brats, newspaper with a big camera, like health team photos and inspection, have I ever felt frightened.
Surging news at 4 in the morning to come?
Older: I want to sleep, but sleepy, or else no one working. Requirement 5 o’clock to gang someone check, but generally 4:30 to, required finish cleaning before 6 o’clock.
Surging News: lost after you came to Zhengzhou?
Older: 140 pounds before, and now more than more than 120 kg.
Surging News: How do your son see you picking up scrap?
Older: he did not make, too ashamed, also said sell my tricycle. Everyone (garbage) pick up, some more than I found.
Surging News: daily waste products can earn money?
Older: more or less, forty or fifty, twenty or thirty, while there were a few dollars.
Surging News: prices are now expensive, in fact, many young people buying a House will ask their parents for money.
Older: (parents) should be. They have paid hundreds of thousands of kids buy a House for the elderly, boss, someone is rich, I have no money, and rural areas.