Li Zi checks on her brother, Li Guoshuo, whose condition has stabilised after two months of treatment. Photo: yangtse.com

Chinese teen sacrifices college entrance exam to donate bone marrow to her brother

  • Li Zi, 18, was preparing for the all-important gaokao when her younger sibling was diagnosed with a rare form of anaemia
  • They are recovering after undergoing surgery last month and Li will help care for her brother instead of taking the test in June
Topic |   China Society

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Li Zi checks on her brother, Li Guoshuo, whose condition has stabilised after two months of treatment. Photo: yangtse.com
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Linda Lew

Linda Lew

Born in China and raised in New Zealand, Linda joined the Post as a reporter in 2018. Previously, she freelanced for Chinese technology media site TechNode. She holds bachelor's degrees in arts and commerce from the University of Auckland, and has a master's in global business journalism from Tsinghua University.