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Video of 8-year-old Chinese girl running for first time after paralysis inspires netizens

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  • A video of an 8-year-old girl in China running for the first time after being paralyzed from the waist down has gone viral.
  • After suffering a spinal cord injury from a dancing accident that left the girl paralyzedin 2020, she began rehabilitation therapy and regained her motor skills.
  • Her rehabilitation training would sometimes take up to six hours a day.
  • The girl’s mother described her daughter’s rehabilitation therapy as grueling and painful as the girl would “cry” from “frustration.”

After suffering paralysis from the waist down following a dancing accident in 2020, an 8-year-old girl in China is now running again for the first time.

Anqi, from Xiangtan in Hunan province of central China, went viral on Weibo following a video of her grueling recovery and rehabilitation process uploaded on July 7. The video has garnered more than 11 million views.

100-Year-Old Man Beats Coronavirus With Plasma Donation, China Claims

A 100-year-old man from Wuhan, China where the virus outbreak is believed to have started, was recently discharged from the hospital after being cleared of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

The man is now considered the oldest person to ever be cured of the virus after he was released from the branch of Hubei’s Maternity and Child Health Care Hospital at the Optics Valley in Wuhan on Saturday, according to state-run news Xinhua. The previous record-holder was a 98-year-old woman who beat the virus at Leishenshan (Thunder God Mountain) Hospital in Wuhan.