Wu Tinyi (b. 1937) was born in Longju Village, Baimi Town, Hejiang County, Sichuan Province. As a son from a landlord's family, Wu's life has been strongly influenced by his class background. In this interview, he recollects about the struggles of poor peasants against landlords. He also recalls his experience during the Great Leap Forward after the village started the People's Commune in 1957. He talks about all kinds of food people ate during the Great Famine, and the struggle against village cadres during the Cultural Revolution.