A father’s difficult decision to take his daughter with him when he sells balloons overnight went viral on the mainland Chinese internet. Photo: SCMP composite
A father’s difficult decision to take his daughter with him when he sells balloons overnight went viral on the mainland Chinese internet. Photo: SCMP composite

‘Dad gives all his love’: homeless single father in China taking ‘princess’ daughter to sell balloons at night with luggage in tow moves many to tears

  • The father said he is reluctant to leave his daughter alone in a shabby flat during the summer heat
  • His story highlights childcare problems faced by China’s impoverished guardians

A father’s difficult decision to take his daughter with him when he sells balloons overnight went viral on the mainland Chinese internet. Photo: SCMP composite
A father’s difficult decision to take his daughter with him when he sells balloons overnight went viral on the mainland Chinese internet. Photo: SCMP composite
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