News about a Chinese parents trying to sell their son has been making rounds all over the internet. The couple who can’t afford life-saving medical treatment for their sick daughter’s leukemia decided to sell the latter’s twin brother to raiseMONEY for her chemotherapy.
Xiangyan was spotted with a placard offering to sell her son to the highest bidder on the busy street of Weihai Road in Qingdao – Shandong, China.
The mother said ‘Up until a year ago we had a wonderful family and we thought we had everything we could need with a wonderful little boy and a wonderful little girl who are twins.’
But all that changed when my daughter was diagnosed as suffering from leukemia in August of last year and we spent all of our savings and borrowed everything we could from friends and relatives. It still wasn’t enough, and now we are hoping to raiseCASH from the sale of our son.’ she added.
Medical staff said the child is suffering from acute lymphoblastic leukemia and needs urgent medical treatment that includes chemotherapy every 10 days at the Rizhao Municipal Hospital.