A boy aged 11 helps his dad run food stands for up to 17 hours a day over school holidays and is praised for his maturity, but some ask if he is missing his childhood. Photo: Handout
A boy aged 11 helps his dad run food stands for up to 17 hours a day over school holidays and is praised for his maturity, but some ask if he is missing his childhood. Photo: Handout

‘No sweet without sweat’: boy, 11, helping single dad run food stands for 17 hours a day during holidays praised for maturity, starts childhood debate

  • Chinese media has picked up the story of a boy, 11, helping at his dad’s three food stands during his summer holidays
  • The boy starts early in the morning and works till midnight, often for up to 17 hours a day, some have questioned if this is fair on the boy

A boy aged 11 helps his dad run food stands for up to 17 hours a day over school holidays and is praised for his maturity, but some ask if he is missing his childhood. Photo: Handout
A boy aged 11 helps his dad run food stands for up to 17 hours a day over school holidays and is praised for his maturity, but some ask if he is missing his childhood. Photo: Handout
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