Liu Guangxin's parents calling their son

Photo | 2015-06-01

43 year old Liu Guangxin is the first person from Mashan Village to attend university. For a time he worked in the South Eastern steel plant. In April 2014 he discovered that he had contracted leukemia. He is currently in the hospital isolation ward waiting for a bone marrow transplant. Moreover, his parents and wife all have illnesses. As a result, the whole family are dependent on national welfare. This picture shows Liu Guangxin's parents calling their son in the hospital isolation ward.

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