Ouyang Taogu (b. 1932) is a resident of Changxing Village, Gaolong Town, Chaling County, Hunan Province. She, as Tongyangxi, married to a man in Changxing Village during the Second Sino-Japanese War. In this interview, Ouyang recalls how she joined constructing blast furnace and planting rice seedlings day and night during the Great Leap Forward, and how she suffered from the shortage of food and clothing supplies during the Great Famine. She also talks about two village leaders, who made relevantly fair allocation of the limited grains.