A single mother refused to leave her disabled son, and now he is a Harvard student

A single mother refused to leave her disabled son, and now he is a Harvard student

Categories: Asia | Health and Medicine

Chinese woman Zou Hongyan gave birth to a long-awaited son in 1988. Severe complications during childbirth left the boy with cerebral palsy for life. Doctors and her husband persuaded the stunned mother to give the child away. Everyone believed that the life of a person with such a diagnosis would be difficult and unhappy.

However, Zou did not listen to the doctors, divorced her husband and the father of her child and swore to herself that she would do everything for her son, support and love him, since he has no one else.

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A single mother refused to leave her disabled son, and now he is a Harvard student Source: scmp.com

A single mother refused to leave her disabled son, and now he is a Harvard student

The woman worked at three jobs at the same time to feed and cure her son, developed the boy's thinking and intelligence.

A single mother refused to leave her disabled son, and now he is a Harvard student

She even taught him how to use chopsticks, even though his hands could barely hold them.

A single mother refused to leave her disabled son, and now he is a Harvard student

"I didn't want him to ever feel embarrassed and afraid because of his problems."

A single mother refused to leave her disabled son, and now he is a Harvard student

It's been 29 years, and her son Ding Ding has earned a degree in environmental sciences from Peking University and recently became a law student at Harvard. I bet Mom is proud of her son.

Keywords: Illness | Disabled | China | Mom | Maternal love | Mother | Single mother | Son

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