Coal Miner's Daughter, Chinese style

In the 1980s U.S. movie “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” Sissy Spacek portrays Loretta Lynn, the country girl who sang her way from poverty to fame.  In China these days, if you’re a daughter in one of the country’s growing numbers of well-off coal mining families, a big part of life involves managing the risks you bear in getting your clan in a heap of trouble owing the country’s huge rich-poor divide.

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