Kind student gives disabled friend daily piggybacks to class

Kind student gives disabled friend daily piggybacks to class
Published: 2015 April 28 06:22:15 (5762 Views)
A kind-hearted schoolboy in China has spent three years giving piggybacks to his disabled best friend – to ensure that he doesn't miss any of his lessons.

Zhang Chi, 19, suffers from muscular dystrophy, a condition that affects skeletal muscle, and makes it extremely hard to walk.

But best friend Xie Xu, 18, has spent the last three years carrying him around the corridors of Daxu High School, in Xuzhou, northern China.

The pair live in dorms close to the school, and Xie also carries Zhang to school every day, while also helping with daily tasks such as cooking and washing clothes.



Speaking to Shanghaiist, vice-principal Guo Chunxi hailed the pair's story as 'inspiring'.

'They aren't family but Xie has been doing this for three years.'

And he described Xie Xu as a 'beautiful student.'

'He also exerts positive influence on other students, who readily help Zhang. With their assistance, Zhang has never missed out on one single class.'



Source - Metro

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