An elderly Chinese acupuncturist was granted his dying wish to treat his sick daughter just hours before he died, sparking an outpouring of emotion online. Photo: SCMP Composite
An elderly Chinese acupuncturist was granted his dying wish to treat his sick daughter just hours before he died, sparking an outpouring of emotion online. Photo: SCMP Composite

Touch of an angel: dying Chinese folk doctor granted final wish to perform acupuncture on sick daughter just hours before passing away

  • Cancer-stricken 83-year-old was weak but manages to treat tearful Covid-hit daughter with acupuncture needles just four hours before he died
  • Outpouring of emotion on Chinese social media as observers hail parental love as the ‘most selfless’ kind

An elderly Chinese acupuncturist was granted his dying wish to treat his sick daughter just hours before he died, sparking an outpouring of emotion online. Photo: SCMP Composite
An elderly Chinese acupuncturist was granted his dying wish to treat his sick daughter just hours before he died, sparking an outpouring of emotion online. Photo: SCMP Composite
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