“It feels so sad to be home all the time. I think now that we live with ‘them’ [dead people], we can do something for them, then they will bless us from above,” Lan said. … [Read more...] about In Vietnam, visually impaired old couple brave poverty together by local cemetery
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Lifejackets on aircraft can only be used on the advice of flight attendants in case an emergency landing on water is needed. Any act of removing a life jacket from the position without the flight attendant's request is a serious violation of aviation safety, officials said. … [Read more...] about Hanoi woman cops year-long flying ban for lifejacket violation
Yen Nhi, a 14-year-old deaf and dumb female student who has learned at the centre since she was four, writes that her dream is to become a teacher to show children like her how to write as Hong did. … [Read more...] about Teacher spends more than 20 years guiding children with disabilities
7-year-old Hoang Do Dong Anh has suffered from cerebral palsy since birth. Vu Thi De, Anh's grandmother said they couldn't afford to bring him to the hospital for over six months. However, as Anh's health has worsened with high fever and coughs in the past months, De had to use all the money they had left to bring him to the hospital. Anh's mother, Do Thi Kim Dinh, got married and gave birth to two sons. But her eldest child often has seizures while Anh has cerebral palsy. In late 2019, they divorced and Anh's mother returned to her parents' house with both of her sons. In order to support the family, she went to the city to find work. After three weeks in the hospital, the money already ran out so De asked the doctors to let her take Anh home. Dr Le Van Luan from Central Acupuncture Hospital said, "Anh has responded well to the treatment this time and he is able to sit up, hold things, express his emotion and be more aware of the surroundings. His condition will improve if he … [Read more...] about Grandmother calls for help for grandson
Elizabeth Warren's campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination is a story of what might have been. Her "I have a plan for that" mantra seemed to strike a chord with Democrats, and she led the polls for months in mid-2019, drawing enthusiastic crowds and cruising through the early debates with seeming ease. Then her support faded, as many progressives drifted back to Bernie Sanders, while moderates opted for younger candidates like Pete Buttigieg. … [Read more...] about Who could be Joe Biden’s vice-presidential candidate?