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Panda expert Pan Wenshi

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Creeping through a bamboo forest in the Qin Ling Mountains of China's Shaanxi province, Peking University zoologist Pan Wenshi and his assistant Lu Zhi are about to witness a sight rarely seen in the wild: a giant panda mother and her newborn cub.

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Jill Robinson helping bears

First Jill Robinson was shocked, then she set out to stop the suffering  The Great Bear Rescue There is an eerie silence as a blonde Englishwoman walks into a room on a farm in China's Guangdong Province. As Jill Robinson's…

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Dr Yang Lihe helping former leprosy patients

Dr. Yang Li-he has spent his life helping cure leprosy. Now he is helping former patients to rebuild their wrecked lives. Restoring Dignity In Ba Guan village, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of Guangxi in southwest China, Dr. Yang Li-he examines…

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SARS doctor Yannie Soo

A mysterious illness was striking the medical staff down one by one. How could they fight back? On 4 March 2003, the 26-year old man who would become known as “the index patient” walked into the emergency room of the…

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Allen Lien

In October 2002, boxes of clothes began arriving in Burkina Faso, a country in West Africa, and they were all addressed to the same individual. The boxes of clothes were sent by mostly Taiwanese people (some also came from places…

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Teacher Lin helps kids in Taiwan

Teacher Lin has a dream, in which more and more needy children find their home sweet home * Names have been changed to protect privacy. It’s early evening in a village amidst the rolling hills of Nantou County, Taiwan. There’s…

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