This Disabled Man With No Hands Is Taking Care Of His Paralyzed Mother! The Inspiring Story Of The Person With A Strong Spirit And A Big Heart.
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Chen Xinyin lost his hands when he was 7 years old as a result of electric shock. Despite the tragedy, at the age of 14 Chen began to work on the family farm. When the young man was 20 years old, his father died, leaving him with his sick mother.
Chen learned to do many things by using his legs: preparing food, working in the field, and weaving baskets. Since Chen learned to fully run the household, despite his disability, he became a full guardian for his mother.
Over time the health of Chen’s mother got worse. When the woman got paralyzed, she become unable to even feed herself. Now Chen takes care of his 91-year-old mother’s all day everyday. Chen feeds her with a spoon, holding it in his teeth.
Chen’s brothers and sisters left home, so Chen works in the field on his own and makes a profit every year. It’s especially hard for Chen in the winter time because he can’t put socks on and often suffers from frostbite.
One day his neighbor told Chen that in his situation it’s easier to beg for money rather than work. However Chen said: “I have no arms but I have good legs. I can make money myself”.
Chen was forced to learn how to cook food using his legs.
The man has got a scar on his leg, which was left after his first attempt to use a knife with his lower limbs.
Chen uses other body parts to compensate for the lack of hands.
In this family, the whole responsibility lies on Chen, as his mother is paralyzed.
Chen works independently in the field and manages his household.
He copes well even with the fine work.
The man refuses to beg for money! He believes that it’s his responsibility to take care of his own family!
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