Wang Gai (b. 1920) is a resident of Daguo Village, Linying County, Luohe City, Henan Province. Wang and her sisters were all sold to be child brides. In 1958, Wang worked day and night, which made her body ache. She carried feces in the morning to gain more work points. During the Famine, Wang tried every kind of tree leaves. Date leaves were too bitter for her. Wang had 4 children with her first husband and 1 child with her second husband. All her children died before maturity. Her youngest daughter was starved at the period of communal canteens.