A loving daughter has touched millions of people’s hearts for taking care her ‘vegetative state’ father wholeheartedly for 15 years.
Li Qin from China quit her job as a manager of a company for take care her sick father.
She sleeps only three hours a night on average to attend the father, who needs his body turned, limbs rubbed and waste cleaned up every two hours
Ms Li, she feels herself lucky because she gets more times to spend with her father.
She told local media: ‘I can say that I feel most happy during the 15 years I spent with my father.
‘I always feel lucky that I have a father. It’s not that he cannot live without me, but quite the opposite.’
She says her biggest wish was to hear her father call her nickname, Ya Ya, once more
Her father was knocked into a vegetative state by a stroke and unable to move his body or talk and can only communicate with others by blinking his eyes or whining.
Ms Li , 30 , used to be a deputy manager of a company but after her mother died, she quit her job to look after her paralysed father full time.
She carries him around, wipes her father’s body, feeds him and cleans up his waste multiple times a day without complaint
Ms Li, who remains unmarried, considers it a pleasure to look after her father
‘As long as my father is alive, I am still a child. Therefore I am lucky.
‘Even though my father has not spoken a word with me in all those years, I can understand every single expression in his eyes.’
Ms Li started to build a garden for her father because he liked flowers and plants before falling ill.
‘I didn’t have money at the time, so I used recycled materials and spent about two years building the garden for my father.
she believes her father understands her well even though he cannot speak.
My wish is that one day he could call me “Ya Ya” again.
‘No matter what happens, I want him to be by my side, and I will be by his side forever. I wish my father could live a healthy and long life,’ she said.
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