Guo Chuanfu (b. 1945) is a resident of Diaoyutai Village, Yindian Town, Suizhou City, Hubei Province. Guo's older brother, who was murdered before the Land Reform, left huge debt and three daughters. Guo raised his three nieces while remained single. In this interview, Guo talks about eating bran, peanut leaves, cotton leaves, soy leaves and wild plants for survival during the Great Famine. He also recalls that his older cousin starved to death in 1959 while his cousin's wife went out begging for food. Guo recalls that farmers were starving with no food due to the state monopoly of grain purchase.