Reading books inspired her to escape poverty, she said.
"Through reading I am always in good company. Good literature stimulates, inspires, and develops my imaginative faculties, and gives me an appreciation of the best, so that repetitious life becomes more colorful and varied."
Ironically, she was "Chongqing City Image Promotion Ambassador" in 2009.
"The title was given by common civilians of Chongqing through an equal opportunity to vote in the newspapers. They love my memoir because the book is about them. Many people once told me that I wrote what they wanted to say but dared not their entire lives," she grinned.
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