Six-year-old Lu Pengyinou was paralysed last year after a six-storey fall. His mother left home when he was a baby and his father is stuck at home with depression. His grandparents turned to crowdfunding to continue paying his hospital bills. Photo: courtesy of Yang Cuiping and Lu Bingxing

Chinese couple crowdfund for grandson’s hospital bills, and put their house up for sale, after he falls six storeys from window

Lu Pengyinuo, six, has been in hospital for a year, and his grandparents have used all their savings to pay his bills. Desperate to keep his treatment going, they launched a crowdfunding appeal, as many Chinese families do

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Six-year-old Lu Pengyinou was paralysed last year after a six-storey fall. His mother left home when he was a baby and his father is stuck at home with depression. His grandparents turned to crowdfunding to continue paying his hospital bills. Photo: courtesy of Yang Cuiping and Lu Bingxing
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