Inhabitant of Shixia Village, China
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Hopes of village near Great Wall of China

29 October 2012 Last updated at 01:53 GMT

China is preparing for its once-in-a-decade leadership change.

The BBC has visited one village - Shixia, close to the Great Wall - to see how life has changed in the last 10 years, and to find out what villagers hope for in the future.

Martin Patience reports.