They are probably the most ordinary Chinese people, who are going about their lives just like you and me, but who, with hopes and dreams, are trying to make a difference.
In Beijing, a group of university volunteers strive to help the visually impaired "hear" a movie. Can a world that is heard be the same with one that is seen?
In Shanghai, a mail courier is tasked with delivering the voice of the people. When the people speak, the country listens.
In the Daliang Mountains of Sichuan, a slow train is operating as it had been for decades, witnessing the history and changes along its tracks.
In Minqin, Gansu, grass-covered sand dunes are like chessboards, on which men outmaneuvers desertification.
In Wenling, Zhejiang, why did a man erupt in anger during a consultation meeting?
In Wuhan, Hubei, how has a photo inspired a touching symphony between two unlikely partners?
Click for documentary "Pursuing Common Values of Humanity: Chinese Stories on Democracy, Freedom and Human Rights," jointly produced by Xinhua News Agency and its think tank, Xinhua News Agency New China Research.
Produced by Xinhua Global Service