Path:Sino-US›› Photo>> China News››
Two-year-old girl with heart ailment collects bottles to raise money for surgery

Two-year-old Xiaoxiao suffers from congenital heart disease. She has one hobby: picking up plastic bottles. She was diagnosed with congenital heart disease at four months old. The doctor said her disease is completely curable only if she undergoes the surgery before she turns three. Photo: sohu.com

 

Even Xiaoxiao’s parents do not know when the child picked up this habit. She started collecting bottles after she saw her grandpa exchanging them for money with the garbage collectors. Her grandpa said for the past three months, Xiaoxiao has already brought in over 50 yuan. Photo: sohu.com

 

Xiaoxiao comes from a poor family of migrant workers at Minhou county, Fuzhou, the capital city of Southeastern China's Fujian province. Photo: sohu.com

 

Xiaoxiao puts the bottles she collected in a big woven bag at home, which is a 15-square-meter room at the back of a small cross-stitch shop her parents run. Photo: sohu.com


Explore Hunan Promote Hunan
Related Stories
Share this page
Touched Sympathetic Bored Angry Amused Sad Happy No comment
Column Map
About us

Rhythm Media Group is a multi-media company, operating a US-based Chinese daily newspaper, The China Press, and the paper's website - uschinapress.com (which has mobile-app version), as well as a Beijing-based English website Sino-US.com. The group boasts 15 branch offices across the US, and a number of cultural centers focusing on culture-related business in the North America, Chinese mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Launched in September 2012, the Sino-US.com is designed to serve as a bridge between China and the US, and to keep its readership inside or outside China better informed by providing news and insights on China's current affairs, culture, life, business, people and sports.

Our Partners

About us - Contact us - Copyright - Terms of use - Privacy policy

Copyright © 2012 www.sino-us.com All Rights Reserved

京公网安备11010802011260