He Qin-jiao, a 13-year-old girl from China’s Hunan Province is a prime example of what being a true kind-hearted human being is all about.
Believe it or not, this fragile little girl somehow carried her polio-stricken best friend and classmate on her back, to and from school, every day, for three years. That’s a four-mile round trip, just to be clear. Qin-jiao’s story has touched Chinese internet users’ hearts so deeply that they’re now calling her ‘China’s most beautiful student’ .
When Qin-jiao was 9 years old, she realised that her best friend, He Ying-hui, couldn’t come to school anymore as she was disabled by polio and her family couldn’t carry her. So Qin-jiao decided to take up the responsibility herself. The loyal friend carried He to school for three long years, until the local government heard about her devotion, and finally gave Ying-hui her very own wheelchair in September of last year.
But Qin-jiao’s dedication towards her friend didn’t stop ther. She still wakes up at 6am, finishes her house chores and rushes to Ying-hui’s house to push her to school. When they finally reach their destination, she carries her friend on her back up to their classroom, on the second floor.
The heart-warming tale has gone viral online with hundreds of thousands of people appreciating Qin-jiao’s heroism and sense of loyalty. “It is nice to be recognised but I didn’t do it for that,” said the modest young girl. “She is my best friend and school would not have been the same without her. If that meant I had to carry her then that’s what I had to do.”
“I didn’t mind it at all,” Qin-jiao added. “It gave us a chance to have a good chat before and after school every day.”
Read More: Here