A businessman has returned to the village where he was born in southern China to repay the kindness of residents who, like him, grew up in poverty there.
Having made a fortune in construction and steel industries, 54-year-old Xiong Shuihua spent more than six million dollars to transform the wooden huts into luxury homes and villas for 90 families.
Elderly residents in Xiongkeng will be also be given free meals, according to the Daily Mail
18 of the families, who were particularly kind to the businessman, were given villas of their own.
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