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Chinese quake response reflects societal changes

Posted: May 12, 2013 at 2:14 a.m.

Wang Xiaochang sprang into action minutes after a deadly earthquake jolted this lush region of Sichuan province last month. Logging on to China’s most popular social-media sites, he posted requests for people to join him in aiding the survivors. By that evening, he had fielded 480 calls.

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Front Section, Pages 16 on 05/12/2013

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