Chinese woman, 24, dies of malnutrition despite US$145,000 effort to save her

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A young woman from southern China whose story of poverty and deprivation sparked a public appeal that raised almost 1 million yuan (US$145,000) has died in hospital from complications relating to malnutrition.Wu Huayan was born in 1995 into a poor family from a remote, rural area of Guizhou province, one of the country’s most impoverished regions, news website reported on Monday.After her mother died when she was four, Wu lived with her father and younger brother, Wu Jianglong, who…

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