A Chinese girl kneels before a Confucius statue begging forgiveness for a low test score in a video that has gone viral in China. Photo: Handout
A Chinese girl kneels before a Confucius statue begging forgiveness for a low test score in a video that has gone viral in China. Photo: Handout

‘Forgive me’: crying girl in China filmed begging Confucius statue’s forgiveness for low test mark renews academic pressure debate

  • A man in southern China happened upon ‘a kid’ weeping on her knees while worshipping a Confucius statue late in the evening on Saturday
  • The girl was on her knees in tears begging the statue’s forgiveness for a poor test result and saying she had dishonoured her parents

A Chinese girl kneels before a Confucius statue begging forgiveness for a low test score in a video that has gone viral in China. Photo: Handout
A Chinese girl kneels before a Confucius statue begging forgiveness for a low test score in a video that has gone viral in China. Photo: Handout
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