Lu Yanheng is recovering in hospital after receiving bone marrow from his son, Zikuan. Lu said his son “gave me the hope to live”. Photo: Weibo

Chinese boy, 11, gives father life-saving bone marrow after gaining 18kg to be a donor

  • Lu Zikuan’s dad needed the transplant to treat a type of blood cancer, and his eldest son turned out to be a match
  • He didn’t weigh enough so he started having five meals a day to reach the goal
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Lu Yanheng is recovering in hospital after receiving bone marrow from his son, Zikuan. Lu said his son “gave me the hope to live”. Photo: Weibo
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