China's left-behind children

Imagine a country where it's normal for children to grow up a long way from their parents.

That's what's happening right now in China, where 61 million children live apart from their mums and dads.

Newsround has this special report on why it happens.

We meet one boy to find out what it's like to be one of these "left-behind" children.

Animation by Made in Colour

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