Heroic Chinese Mother Saved 30 Children Found Dumped In The Trash
Kathleen Gilbert : Aug 8, 2012 : LifeSiteNews.com
"I realized if we had strength enough to collect garbage, how could we not recycle something as important as human lives."
(Jinhua, Zhiejiang Province, China)—Although 88-year-old Lou Xiaoying may now be close to death, she will not soon be forgotten in her home city of Jinhua.
The Daily Mail [recently] recorded the astonishing story of the elderly woman, whose meager living recycling trash did not stop her from bringing home and caring for all the abandoned infants she came across—all 30 of them.
"I realized if we had strength enough to collect garbage, how could we not recycle something as important as human lives," she said.
"These children need love and care. They are all precious human lives. I do not understand how people can leave such a vulnerable baby on the streets."
Under China's one-child policy parents must obtain a pregnancy permit or face severe penalties, and it is estimated that some 35,000 abortions are committed per day in the country—many of them forced. Investigations have revealed that human rights abuses under the policy are rampant, with family planning police often dealing with "illegal pregnancies" through forced abortions and infanticide.
The woman says her rescue effort began in 1972, when she found a little girl "lying amongst the junk on the street, abandoned."
Today, Lou suffers from kidney failure, and pictures show her on a hospital bed, where two smiling children interact with her . . .
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