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A family of volunteers
    2013-09-19  08:53    Shenzhen Daily

    SHENZHEN resident Liu Xianguo has been volunteering in the city for more than eight years. Under his influence, all five other members of his family, including his two sons and two daughters-in-law, also volunteer in the city on weekends and holidays.

    Senior citizens at Shenzhen Social Welfare Center warmly refer to Liu as “Ji Gong,” a benevolent Buddhist monk who lived between 1130 and 1209. Almost every weekend, Liu and his wife go to the center to visit elderly people there. He chats with them, helps them with their meals and performs his emblematic drama “Ji Gong” to make them laugh.

    It’s fair to say that Liu’s kind-heartedness is a reflection of Ji Gong’s. Liu readily helps people in need, even though his family earns only about 3,000 yuan (US$490) per month, from his job as a security guard in an industrial park in Futian District and his wife’s cleaning job.

    Now in his 60s, Liu moved to Shenzhen 26 years ago from his hometown in Hunan Province. He’s held various labor jobs here, including time as a construction worker and deliveryman.

    Liu has won numerous awards for his kind acts. He’s been honored as a five-star social worker in Shenzhen, a five-star volunteer in Guangdong Province and as one of the city’s best social workers of 2012. He’s spent more than 1,500 hours volunteering in the city.

    Despite their limited income, the couple has frequently contributed to his hometown, as well. He donated money to help build a school there in 1994 and for road repairs in 1999. He also brought gifts and donations to a nursing home in Liuyang City, Hunan, during a festival in 2011. (Zhao Jie, Sun Yuchen)

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