NextSharkNextShark.com
Latest Newsletter🍵 Problems at Half Moon Bay farmRead

Article

Chinese teen sold at birth plans to sue his parents who rejected him second time upon reunion

  • Liu Xuezhou, the Chinese teenager whose biological parents sold him at birth for adoption, has decided to sue them.

  • The 17-year-old college student was left heartbroken after finally finding his biological parents and then being rejected by them recently.

  • “I planned to let it go because I am your child anyway. But you are turning ‘white into black’ and don’t feel you’re wrong at all by selling me. See you in court then,” Liu said.

Asian America Daily - in under 5 minutes

Get our collection of Asian America's most essential stories, to your inbox daily, for free!

Unsure? Check out our Newsletter Archive

A Chinese teenager sold at birth for adoption is now planning to take his biological parents to court.

Liu Xuezhou, 17, said on Thursday that he will sue his biological mother and father after they both rejected him and refused to help him financially, South China Morning Post reported.

I planned to let it go because I am your child anyway. But you are turning ‘white into black’ and don’t feel you’re wrong at all by selling me. See you in court then,” Liu said.

Last month, local authorities held a reunion for Liu and his father. Last week, the teenager traveled to Inner Mongolia for a reunion with his mother. However, both of them turned him away. 

His father, Ding Shuangquan, sold Liu right after he was born. Ding and his ex-wife used the money they received to pay a bride price to her family, NextShark previously reported.

Liu claimed that his parents, who both remarried and now have families of their own, did not want him to move in with either of them. Although the teenager has struggled with homelessness in the past, his parents have not offered to find a place for him to stay. They have countered his claims by saying that he was allegedly “forcing them to buy him property they couldn’t afford.” 

Wouldn’t you stay away if he were your child and being so defensive that he even recorded your conversation? His father has remarried, and so have I. He tried to force us to buy him a home, but we are not well-off enough for that,” his mother, identified only by her surname Zhang, told Shangyou News.

Meanwhile, Ding told local media that he allegedly asked Liu to stay with him until the teenage graduates from college. He added that he and his ex-wife will revisit the idea of buying a place for Liu upon his graduation. Liu, in turn, claims that his biological parents’ statements are all lies. 

The teenager, a second-year college student living in the city of Shijiazhuang in Hebei Province, said he only wanted his parents to “either rent or buy a place for me because I have been homeless.”

Featured Image via 秒闻视频

Support our Journalism with a Contribution

Many people might not know this, but despite our large and loyal following which we are immensely grateful for, NextShark is still a small bootstrapped startup that runs on no outside funding or loans.

Everything you see today is built on the backs of warriors who have sacrificed opportunities to help give Asians all over the world a bigger voice.

However, we still face many trials and tribulations in our industry, from figuring out the most sustainable business model for independent media companies to facing the current COVID-19 pandemic decimating advertising revenues across the board.

We hope you consider making a contribution so we can continue to provide you with quality content that informs, educates and inspires the Asian community. Even a $1 contribution goes a long way.  Thank you for everyone's support. We love you all and can't appreciate you guys enough.

Support NextShark

Mastercard, Visa, Amex, Discover, Paypal