Spirit of Hong Kong

Spirit of Hong Kong is a series that looks behind the scenes of one of Asia's largest and most vibrant cities by focusing on those whose contributions often go unnoticed yet are vital to the everyday success of Hong Kong. 

Cheung Ka-cheung finds relief from his symptoms when he paints and draws, and hopes to teach others with the condition to do the same. Photo: Jonathan Wong

For one cerebral palsy sufferer, doing art is the best medicine

On the table at a rehabilitation hospital in Wong Chuk Hang, lies a crayon drawing of the Statue of Liberty. It's an impressive piece of art. The viewer sees her reaching up with her torch, from the perspective of the statue's stomach.