Chinese Woman Example of Love, Protector of Life
August 1, 2012
Lou Xiaoying, now 88 and suffering from kidney failure, found and raised more than 30 abandoned Chinese babies from the streets of Jinhua, in the eastern Zhejiang province where she managed to make a living by recycling rubbish.
She and her late husband Li Zin, who died 17 years ago, kept four of the children and passed the others onto friends and family to start new lives.
Her youngest son Zhang Qilin — now aged just seven — was found in a dustbin by Lou when she was 82.
. . .
Lou, who is now in hospital, has become iconic in her village and people have said she puts the government and other officials to shame[.]
The Daily Mail article has more pictures. Read the whole thing.