Zhenzhen gave her father a thumbs up as he prepared for his operation. Photo: Weibo

This young Chinese girl was desperate to put on weight so she could save her father’s life

She was the only person who could donate bone marrow to treat her father’s leukaemia, but first she had to pile on the pounds

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Zhenzhen gave her father a thumbs up as he prepared for his operation. Photo: Weibo
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Laura Zhou

Laura Zhou

Laura Zhou joined the South China Morning Post's Beijing bureau in 2010. She covers China's diplomatic relations and has reported on topics such as Sino-US relations, China-India disputes, and reactions to the North Korea nuclear crisis, as well as other general news.