Though it may seem too early for a girl to earn a living for her family, Li Shuya has never regretted her decision to become a second-generation migrant worker at

the age of 17.

Li was a junior student at a rural high school last year when she made a decision to drop out of school and seek a job in Hefei, Anhui province.

"I thought to earn money for my own use must be very cool," said Li, who is from Hefei's agriculture-dominated Changfeng county.

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