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FEATURE: Former legislator finds rural fulfillment

BACK TO THE LAND:Lo Wen-jia uses revenue from growing rice to fund free English and drum classes in his home township of Sinwu in Taoyuan County

By Wei Yu-ching and Stacy Hsu  /  Staff reporter, with staff writer

“I was an unqualified politician and an unfit father. However, I gradually came to the realization that children are more than just the continuations of their parents’ lives, and I am glad that I have more time for them now,” Lo said.

Lo said if the weather permitted, he goes out rowing on a nearby pond with his children or takes them to the family’s farmland to experience the life of a peasant.

“Doing this always provides me with the purest joy,” Lo said.

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