The childhood sweethearts met each other at the age of four. At adulthood they started a successful business together. On good days, they could earn more than 10,000 yuan (about 1,588 US dollars) a day.
Zhang gradually got fed over the"successful" lifestyle of luxury hotels and frequent flights."It was like showing off," he said. In 2008, Zhang witnessed a lot ofdeaths when he went as a volunteer to Wenchuan County in SW China's SichuanProvince, site of a deadly 8.0-magnitude earthquake.