Long Qiuying (b. 1939) is a resident of Changxing Village, Gaolong Town, Chaling County, Hunan Province. She married a man in Changxing Village in 1959 and gave birth to her first son in 1961. In this interview, Long recalls that people ate tree leaves, tree bark, grass roots, and chaff during the Great Famine, and her husband was once beaten because he stole turnip to eat. Long also mentions how the five black categories ( landlords, rich peasants, counterrevolutionaries, bad elements & rightists) were criticized and beaten during the Cultural Revolution.