An apprehensive mother in China feared her albino daughter may be marginalised on her first day of kindergarten but was relieved after peers and teachers accepted the girl with open arms. Photo: SCMP composite
An apprehensive mother in China feared her albino daughter may be marginalised on her first day of kindergarten but was relieved after peers and teachers accepted the girl with open arms. Photo: SCMP composite

‘Everyone likes her’: Chinese albino girl’s warm welcome on first day of kindergarten inspires millions in mainland China

  • A story about a little albino girl starting kindergarten and being warmly welcomed by teachers and students has trended on mainland social media
  • Official data showed there were almost 90,000 albinos in mainland China in 2018, with rates of albinism at about one in every 18,000 people

An apprehensive mother in China feared her albino daughter may be marginalised on her first day of kindergarten but was relieved after peers and teachers accepted the girl with open arms. Photo: SCMP composite
An apprehensive mother in China feared her albino daughter may be marginalised on her first day of kindergarten but was relieved after peers and teachers accepted the girl with open arms. Photo: SCMP composite
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