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The Sustainable Life of Old Tong

“According to the Management Division, the use of matches was limited to one box every two months, but Old Tong used only three matches in the past six months. In the past three years, six towels have been distributed, but he used only one of them. This year, the government gave an extra one for him as a reward, so he still has six towels. In the past two years, four shirts, four pairs of sandals, and two pairs of cotton-padded shoes have been distributed, but he still has three new shirts, a new pair of trousers, and three new sandals. He also economizes the use of soap, giving away two cakes and keeping five.”



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