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CHINA: Over 100 villagers in China's remote Guizhou Province find their paradise homes in a cave.

The last known cave dwellers in the remote southwest China's Guizhou province are turning down government efforts of moving them into real houses. The last known cave dwellers in China are now enjoying new modern facilities put in lace by the local government, however, when given the opportunity to move out of the cave to live in brand new homes, they categorically refuse. Access to nearby villages is difficult, but they are used to it, they just walk where they need to go. It takes some four...

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(ASIA) ZHONGDONG, GUIZHOU, CHINA (FEBRUARY 11,2007) (REUTERS) WIDE OF MOUTAIN PATH WITH MOUNTAINS IN THE BACKGROUND (5 SECONDS) VARIOUS SHOTS OF VILLAGERS WALKING UP THE MOUNTAIN PATH WITH CONCRETE ON THEIR SHOULDERS WIDE SHOT OF A CAVE WIDE SHOT OF VILLAGERS AND HOUSES IN THE CAVE VARIOUS OF VILLAGERS POURING OUT CONCRETE PAN OF CAVE AND HOUSES IN THE CAVE WANG FENGGUAN WALKING IN HIS HOUSE WANG KILLING A CHICKEN FOR LUNCH WANG'S WIFE DOING HOUSEWORK WITH HER GRANDDAUGHTER ON HER BACK CLOSE OF THE BABY'S FACE WANG'S WIFE COOKING (SOUNDBITE) (Mandarin) WANG, SAYING: "This is a good thing that the village heads are trying to do. They care about our living conditions. But we are so used to living here. It's warm in the winter and cool in the summer. We don't want to move out. " WIDE SHOT OF ELECTRICITY WIRES JUST OUTSIDE THE CAVE WIDE SHOT OF A SATELLITE DISH A CHILD SITTING WATCHING TV CLOSE UP OF THE CHILD'S FACE CLOSE UP OF AN OPEN FIRE WIDE SHOT OF THE CHILD WATCHING TV WITH OPEN FI...

(ASIA) ZHONGDONG, GUIZHOU, CHINA (FEBRUARY 11,2007) (REUTERS) WIDE OF MOUTAIN PATH WITH MOUNTAINS IN THE BACKGROUND (5 SECONDS) VARIOUS SHOTS OF VILLAGERS WALKING UP THE MOUNTAIN PATH WITH CONCRETE ON THEIR SHOULDERS WIDE SHOT OF A CAVE WIDE SHOT OF VILLAGERS AND HOUSES IN THE CAVE VARIOUS OF VILLAGERS POURING OUT CONCRETE PAN OF CAVE AND HOUSES IN THE CAVE WANG FENGGUAN WALKING IN HIS HOUSE WANG KILLING A CHICKEN FOR LUNCH WANG'S WIFE DOING HOUSEWORK WITH HER GRANDDAUGHTER ON HER BACK CLOSE OF THE BABY'S FACE WANG'S WIFE COOKING (SOUNDBITE) (Mandarin) WANG, SAYING: "This is a good thing that the village heads are trying to do. They care about our living conditions. But we are so used to living here. It's warm in the winter and cool in the summer. We don't want to move out. " WIDE SHOT OF ELECTRICITY WIRES JUST OUTSIDE THE CAVE WIDE SHOT OF A SATELLITE DISH A CHILD SITTING WATCHING TV CLOSE UP OF THE CHILD'S FACE CLOSE UP OF AN OPEN FIRE WIDE SHOT OF THE CHILD WATCHING TV WITH OPEN FIRE AND MEAT HANGING OVER HIS HEAD CLOSE UP OF MEAT WIDE SHOT OF VILLAGER WORKING CLOSE UP OF A HAND VARIOUS OF WANG HOUZHONG WEAVING MATS WITH BAMBOO (SOUNDBITE) (Mandarin) WANG SAYING: "This is a great place to live. If you are living outside, it's so much trouble when it rains. But if you live in a cave, then it's really convenient. We are very used to it." WIDE SHOT OF THE CAVE WITH HOUSES A BUCKET WITH WATER DRIPPING IN LUO YAOMEI, FEEDING PIGS (SOUNDBITE) (Mandarin) LUO SAYING: "It's impossible to move out. Not easy to survive else where. When there is no land, there is no food." WIDE SHOT OF THE CAVE VARIOUS OF VILLAGERS WORKING

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