Every time the sun comes out, this wife in Sichuan province pushes her paralyzed husband around the streets in his mobile bed so that he can enjoy the flowers. A series of photos showing the two out and about on a bright day has been popular on social media, where netizens have expressed feeling truly touched by the couple’s story.
The man and wife live in the Lilang village of Deyang city, Sichuan province. The husband was left paralyzed after a car accident and has been bedridden for the last five years.
The wife told reporters that she has pushed him out of their home to enjoy the sunshine every sunny day since they got the mobile bed. Before, she helped him go out to the yard to take a “sunbath”.
Thousands of internet users took to online forums to express their respect for the woman.
One user named 珍石 wrote: “We need to carry forward these traditional Chinese virtues. She’s our role model!”
“Most women would choose to divorce the man. There are very few women who would do that in real life,” user 两个不同世界 remarked.
Another user called 时间煮雨我煮粥 commented: “She’s China’s best wife. That’s true love! ”
By Lucy Liu
[Images via Tencent]