Cockroach breeding for medicinal and cosmetic purposes has become one of the fastest-growing (and some might say grossest) industries in China, but no one is likely as passionate about breeding the critters as one Yuan Meixia, a woman from Guangdong province who's become a local celebrity for raising over 100,000 cockroaches so dedicatedly that she says they're "like my children".

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