A 10-year-old boy from Guizhou, southwest China, is being hailed as the next Bear Grylls after he survived in the wilderness for 24 days while running away from his parents.
The boy, surnamed Miao, left his home in Xuanwei on June 29 after being beaten by his father, Yunnan.cn reports.
He planned to travel 800 kilometers to the city of Chongqing, but only managed a respectable 100 kilometers before being picked up by police in the Yunnan city of Zhaotong on July 23.
Along the way he kept a journal documenting how he foraged for food, ate scraps and even cooked a snake over a fire. He also wrote of collecting plastic bottles to earn enough money to buy some buns and a popsicle, but says he never stole.
Miao says he slept on a pile of wet leaves on his first night and caught a fever, but managed to cure himself by eating wild berries.
When he was taken back to his family by police, Miao’s father promised to never beat him again. Miao in turn promised never to run away again.
Warning：The use of any news and articles published on eChinacities.com without written permission from eChinacities.com constitutes copyright infringement, and legal action can be taken.
Keywords: toilet water drink work punishment viral video
Disclaimer: The content in this section is translated, edited or re-posted from a third-party source. As such, it only represents the original author's personal viewpoint and not that of eChinacities.com. eChinacities.com is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites.
A video that appears to show Chinese workers being forced to drink water out of a squat toilet has gone viral.
A Didi driver in Zhejiang province, eastern China, saved a suicidal passenger’s life by getting him drunk, according to reports. The driver, surnamed Wang, picked up the 27-year-old in Jiande on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Qianjian Evening News. The man, who was already bleeding ...
A Chinese man with great art and crafts skills has been fined after painting his own road signs in a bid to ease his commute.
A man who rescued four people from a sinking car in Hangzhou has been rewarded with free fish head for life.
Chinese children are being urged to be on the look out for spies.
With less than a week to go until China’s fabled Single’s Day shopping extravaganza, Americans are working hard to get in on the action.
All comments are subject to moderation by eChinacities.com staff. Because we wish to encourage healthy and productive dialogue we ask that all comments remain polite, free of profanity or name calling, and relevant to the original post and subsequent discussion. Comments will not be deleted because of the viewpoints they express, only if the mode of expression itself is inappropriate. Please use the Classifieds to advertise your business and unrelated posts made merely to advertise a company or service will be deleted.
Please login to add a comment. Click here to login immediately.