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  • Sep 17, 2014
  • Updated: 11:51pm

Rural healthcare

Chinese farmer saws off his own legs as insurance will not cover medical costs

Zheng Yanliang spent much of the last 18 months sitting in a wheelchair in his Hebei farmhouse, a sheet concealing his ruined legs. His mother could not bear to look at the protruding bones.

Tuesday, 12 November, 2013, 11:12am 1 comment