The old farmer obligations to protect the Great Wall for 30 years: this is my father dying of entrust

October 19 in the evening, son FuNing county valley village in hebei province, the 56-year-old part of the Great Wall to protect a & other Zhang Heshan sat in the village Wild Great Wall & throughout; The rest, the mi one mouthful after carrying spirit erguotou, he looked at the distance, if want to. Benban images morning paper reporter xiao-lin xu drawing Zhao Jiafeng

October 19 evening, valley village FuNing county, hebei province, the 56-year-old part of the Great Wall to protect a & other Zhang Heshan sat in the village Wild Great Wall & throughout; The rest, the mi one mouthful after carrying spirit erguotou, he looked at the distance, if want to. Benban images morning paper reporter xiao-lin xu drawing Zhao Jiafeng

holdout & middot; The phase attending

holdout & middot; The phase attending

was born in 1955, qinhuangdao city, hebei province FuNing county in meiyukou village farmer, QiGuJun offspring and obligations to protect the Great Wall has been for 30 years.

Zhang Heshan said: & other; Now I have to do the protection of the Great Wall, but the Great Wall. Throughout the &; His home to the Great Wall encyclopedia several boxes piled up with all sorts of local Chronicles, made notes in many parts of the book. Zhang Heshan in 2009, the publication of the Great Wall folklore includes more than 20 stories, Zhang Heshan is going to the second book, he knows the history of the Great Wall in this area, culture, folk custom all in.

morning paper reporter Shi Yi from hebei qinhuangdao

he is an ordinary farmers in hebei, most of the time do not farm work. He put the guardian of the Great Wall as a labor, diligent than to his fields.

go to the Great Wall every day pick up tourists leave rubbish, stop the visitors on the Great Wall the wall lettering, or stop nearby villagers to pry the wall brick, even the Great Wall protection to the local relevant departments advice & hellip; & hellip; Lasted for 30 years.

he said & other; Now I have to do the protection of the Great Wall, but the Great Wall. Throughout the &; In 2009, the publication of the Great Wall folklore includes more than 20 stories, now he is going to the second book, to know the Great Wall of history, culture, folk custom are collected, finishing a book & other; The Great Wall of & throughout; .

watch because of the Great Wall, he also became a celebrity, regard him as the prototype of the film “the foot of the Great Wall is my home” was released in 2009 moved many people. He even said jokingly and journalists, and other To send me a letter, written qinhuangdao Zhang Heshan, also can into my hands. Throughout the &;

Zhang Heshan, the 56-year-old, qinhuangdao city, hebei province funing in cao camp town city meiyukou village farmer, in order to abide by the commitment of our fathers, he has 30 years adhere to the obligation to watch the Great Wall.

every day, several kilometers road

in the tens of thousands of the ancient Great Wall into the scenic spot and the scenic area, known as the badaling, shanhaiguan, jiayuguan scenic spots which are open to the Great Wall added up to no more than 1000 kilometers, the main body of the ancient Great Wall really is that almost no one management between mountains of debris, everyone usually called the scenic spot of these ancient Great Wall & other; Wild Great Wall & throughout; . Our story is from qinhuangdao in hebei province along & other; Wild Great Wall & throughout; To start.

in the shanhaiguan Great Wall north wing, about 40 kilometers place, qinhuangdao city, hebei province FuNing county valley village, the families of the house as the yamagata movements, like the big dipper, fell on the foot of yanshan -odd arteries.

history records, transfer thistle states in early 1568, when one of the nine towns of north China), in the office for 15 years, the border is often affected by nomads, qi jiguang originally want to training the northern towns 100000 soldiers, the central government has not approved, so he apply for training in zhejiang (in yiwu) is part of the soldiers to thistle state, eventually to about 20000 people. After hundreds of years of breeding, along the Great Wall in qinhuangdao, formed the yiwu cadastral seed relatively concentrated one & other; Yiwu village & throughout; Son valley village, city, is one of them.

400 years ago, the city of child valley village ancestors in the Ming dynasty, the famous general qi jiguang built the Great Wall, under the guidance of safe jingshi (now Beijing). Today, the ancient Great Wall broken there are the offspring of a QiGuJun guardian, this person named Zhang Heshan.

new Zhang Heshan home 3 f, slopes and south north high low, standing in the village the road & other; The Great Wall guardian’s home & throughout; Signs point to the changs and direction. Between the mountains, stone river flowing through, the crest of the mountains, the Great Wall stretches.

on October 19th at 10:30 in the morning, because the arrival of the journalist, Zhang Heshan early came back from the Great Wall, standing in the courtyard to wait. He was dressed in army green clothes, chest back all printing & other The Great Wall protection & throughout; In 2008, a company funded & other; Patrol service & throughout; .

in the afternoon, Zhang Heshan brought journalists go to the valley of the Great Wall, the city out of the hundreds of metres from his home, can to the nearest to the Great Wall the watchtowers, four kilometers from here to the west, east 6 kilometers, winding 10 kilometers of the Great Wall, this is the size of the guardian Zhang Heshan, stop any man-made destruction, is the most basic & other; Responsibility to protect & throughout; .

he is not cultural relics protection units or the Great Wall scenic spot. In 2003, the city valley in funing son set up & other; The Great Wall to protect member & throughout; System, recruit villagers along the Great Wall by county cultural relics management using leisure time to take a cruise to the Great Wall, and regularly report the situation to them and give each year more than 1000 yuan, the labor costs of Zhang Heshan this is the official identity.

before the Zhang Heshan & other; But no points throughout the &; . When I was young my father used to tell him, when the Japanese aggression against China, father of three villagers had been caught by the Japanese, is forced to tell the eighth route army hiding place for commissary, saw that their father is not willing to fan, the Japanese thrust him down from the watchtowers of the Great Wall, the thought that his clothes were drainage protruding from the wall hook, picked up a life. Charge Zhang Heshan father dying, for the grace of life, keep the Great Wall.

just like that, from a sensible, Zhang Heshan will abide by the father’s commitment, at the Great Wall as a & other; The labor & throughout; . Several kilometers of road, as long as no urgent delay, he must pay back and forth once a day.

a reporter with the mountain, he said, pointing to a big rock, & other; Such a piece of brick on the Great Wall is taken place, I also know. Throughout the &; Later, really met a piece of brick is put aside in the middle of the road, he picked it up and back on the edge of the corner of the missing, said & other; This estimate is travelling off pad camera or other things. (this brick) still here before. Throughout the &;

, all the way from time to time to see be discarded plastic bottles, he read out, & other; And his wife in a couple of days to take hemp sack to pick up garbage at a time. Throughout the &;