Pigs are saved – level 2
In east China, Days of heavy rain caused rivers to overflow and villages and towns to be flooded. People launched a rescue operation after they saw emotional photos of farmers going viral. The farmers were saying goodbye to their pigs – they thought that they were leaving them to die in their flooded pens.
The rescue is a rare piece of good news there where the floods killed many people and changed the lives of millions.
Difficult words: launch (start, set), viral (very popular on the Internet), pen (an animal’s area).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
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