On August 24, 1998, a special Memorial Service held in jiaxiang County, Shandong province in the Zhuang.Shen Chunling of the deceased was a 16-year-old girl, but she does enjoy the village funeral with thehighest specifications, and her three older brothers dressed as mother and mourners wearing mourning dress. In coffin Qian knelt not up, village young spontaneous to wearing Crape cry with for she off at—-however has who knows the died of girl actually and this family no any blood relationship, she just a even account are no of stepdaughter; in stepfather paralyzed, Pro mother home run Hou, she is brave to left has down, with weak of double shoulder supporting up has four a students brother!
In June 1994, Chun-ling’s mother lost her husband with Shen Chunling shenzhuang after walking fromfanzelongzhouji to jiaxiang County, Shandong province. Chun-Ling Shen Shuping’s stepfather was aCarpenter, his loyalty to be honest. Stepfather, Chou has more than 70 years old, has four under a dependent son. Oldest son Shen Jianguo XI ‘ an Jiaotong University in reading, three other sons in high school in the County. Despite the heavy family burden, but his stepfather has a superb carpentry, plusfamily thrift, life is worse off than ever. Yu Chunling mother of three who’s arrival, stepfather families areshowing great enthusiasm. Perhaps because none of the girls in the family’s sake, grandfather,grandmother, stepfather of Chun-ling, who loved and brothers are affectionately called her, Xiaoling thunk.Chun-Ling to his stepfather’s House, already through school age, but because of his father’s death, she outsat home. Stepfather knew without saying anything, took the money and went to school for her. Homealready had four kids to school, coupled with the Chun-ling, adds a burden on the shoulders of his step.Stepfather acknowledged slack time is often used with the town of construction team and earn some extra money, was able to cope with the family’s expenses.
Chun-Ling value this easy access to school, got a whole year while third-place in the first semester. In addition, she also bought some housework, free, helped brother to wash the dirty clothes, help stepfatherwood, see-saw, and stepfather told everyone he was praised: blessed in my life, knocking a good daughter!
However, the happy time fleeting, one of misfortune coming down from heaven.
1995, in early summer, stepfather in a construction teams fell from the third floor, paralyzed in bed. A beamfell, broke away economic sources for the whole family, and treat your stepfather to carry a heavy debt.Look paralyzed in bed sick father, brother Shen Jianjun pioneered dropout, father strongly disagreed,because soon, he and three college entrance examination, his grades were among the best in the whole school. Old three old four also called for dropping out, well stir up family burden.
Brothers strive not to let, stepfather in a quandary when Chun Ling raised his own dropping out, help his mother support the family. Step-dad was crying, Grandpa, Grandma kept wiping tears. Pinochet’s stepfathersaid: linger, Dad on you, your brother, read books all these years, it a shame to give up but you—
Three brothers also hold little sister by the hand, and in his father’s bed together make a promise: no matter who later admitted to a college kid sister of the debt to be repaid.
Can just spring out of the suffering mother cannot bear another disaster struck. Doctors told her husband islikely paralyzed in bed, she completely lost faith in this family, fear has provoked this heavy burden, decidedto take children away from home. Ren Chunling how to beg, how to discourage it, mother or stepfather was injured three months after leaving the home of distress. Mother was gone, the pillar of the family andbroken roots, Grandpa and Grandma all the tears, stepfather sighing and brothers are more afraid of fear ofunrest. Flying home was in tears. People in the village are also kind enough to soothe the spring:
“There are no do you have any relatives you back Fan Ze you Grandma’s House, or else, you will be forever!”Chun-ling is firmly shook his head:” no, I can’t leave, my mom gone I can’t leave the House again. ”Chun-Ling called brothers to bed his step, literally guarantee:” Dad, Niang went, the mother have no conscience;and I’m not leaving, I’m staying with you through this together, starting today, I am your daughter. ”Thisyear, Shen Chunling at the age of 12.
Chun-Ling said she took home all the farm work or housework, and real housewives for Sunrise, sunset andbreath, stretched over days for the whole family. Chun-Ling knew, the family wanted to be well, you firstneed to make stepfathers better, so in addition to busy farming, she never for a moment stoppedtreatment for his stepfather.
The summer of 1996 because of the hot weather, stepfather of sicker, Chun-ling, Jining city, decides to takehim to hospital for treatment. Settle things, she pulled the cart road. More than 80 kilometers of thejourney she took two days and one night, when you walk to your destination, her feet are blistered, swollenshoulder high. In the hospital in order to save costs, spring bike shed at the hospital to see the grandfatherthought she was blind beggar, times and kicked her out.
Chun-Ling had to tell the truth, the old man was deeply moved by, not only sleeping with her coachesplaced inside special found a mosquito net for her.
In the spring of intensive care, his stepfather’s condition has been stabilized, she took his stepfather wentback to their hometown. Just returned home to catch up with the wheat harvest. Brothers were in school,Grandma and Grandpa can only help with cooking or bundle of wheat, more than 7 acres of wheat * springonly one man in the land. In order to harvest, good sleep for days in a row in the field, too tired to reallyhold up, groveled at Mai stomp on it and get some sleep, woke up and then cut.
Due to impatience, coupled with overtired, Chun-Ling got blisters on the mouth and feet and hands areworn out blood. She really has some support, but what about the remaining two acres of wheat? These arethe family’s ration is! She could not help but burst into tears in the wheat fields, crying attracted folks,everyone sympathetic to her, pitched in to help her cut out wheat. The hard wheat, in Exchange for thefamily’s food supply, two elder brothers also have a great harvest in the college entrance examination, hewas admitted to the Tongji University in Shanghai with honors. Holding her brother’s admission, Chun-Lingappear to have forgotten their own tired, happy dancing, shouting. Looks black, thin little sister, failed inthree geshenjianwen not to shed tears of sorrow, remorse and said: I’m sorry, little sister, and she had somuch hardship for us, but I do—-said, bursting into tears.
Chun-Ling panicked, pulled three elder brothers hand, advised: ”brother, failed this year, next year again,you keep your chin up! 」
Little sister Shen Jianwen are ashamed by what, say they will not repeat, stayed at home to help her sister.Chun-Ling refused, she cried and asked my third elder brother: my suffering involved is not to let you have a good school? Brothers promise, I promise, why can’t you work at all! Third brother has finally listened tohis sister persuaded, decided to repeat, two elder brothers to go to Shanghai instead of drawing near. 3000Yuan tuition pressure families out of breath.
Helpless when Chun-Ling came up with selling blood. Go to the blood bank for the first time, is too young,the doctor refused to second, lied about her age to be allowed to smoke a 200CC blood. When she got 400Yuan ”nutrition fee”, the scowl on his face did not disperse. She knows that the 400 Yuan for 3000 Yuan oftuition fees is not a drop in the bucket.
So she once again on the third day came to the blood bank. This time, the doctor said nothing to smoke.desperation, Chun-Ling told the doctor kneeling blood causes. Doctors long silence, sighed and said: OK,just this once, you can stop here; you are little body a long time. As the good doctor symbolically gave hera small amount of blood, and from their own pocket money, get 700 Yuan Chun-ling. Chun-Ling moved totears.
Back home, Chun-ling gave the money to the stepfather and stepfather asked where she came from somuch money. Chun-Ling lie was borrowed. Careful second brother from her pale face without a trace ofblood understood everything. He took little sister by the hand looking and pulled out of her pocket tworeceipts from selling blood, and family are stunned! However, the money is far from half of the tuition fees,and stepfather decided to sell the old House Foundation, grandparents also decided to get them ready toplay tho coffins of three large poplar trees to sell. Stepfather does not agree, two old men bent on saying:”Reiko was mad to let this family, what did we also want the coffin. 」
Throughout the family’s efforts to, erge and the third brother has managed to cobble together the tuition fees. In order to let brother Shen Jianjun thing to go to College, Chun-Ling several nights in a row withoutrest, Brother sewing new quilts and shoes. Before prison, spring and get two free at the station, she said:”brother, we were poor, but has the spirit, you must study hard, don’t worry about your family,
You also don’t suffer from already outside, in need of money while letters home saying I give you make arrangements. ”Shen Jianjun couldn’t resist his sister tightly in her arms, was moved to tears—-