Nov 23, 2012

House in the Road


Amazing photo. It seems a homeowner would not sell his home so the government built the new road around him.




A car stops beside a house in the middle of a newly built road in Wenling, Zhejiang province, November 22, 2012. An elderly couple refused to sign an agreement to allow their house to be demolished. They say that compensation offered is not enough to cover rebuilding costs, according to local media. (Reuters/China Daily)


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A homeowner looks down from his house which stands alone in the middle of a newly built road in Wenling, Zhejiang province, on November 22, 2012. (Reuters/China Daily) #












And this happened in Communist China where I thought the government would roll over a citizen.  The times they are a changin.


Click to Read the Article
http://www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2012/11/the-house-in-the-middle-of-the-street/100411/