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Mothers' wishes: Episode 2

Updated: 2012-12-18 12:49
By chinadaily.com.cn

Hu Yumei has been looking for a doctor for her daughter since 2004 – when her daughter was diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. For eight years, she has been working as a house cleaner in Beijing to pay for their daily expenses and for the her daughter's treatment, which costs them more than 30,000 yuan every year. However, the rural cooperative medical service in her hometown, in Anhui province , covers very little for chronic disease. And, without permanent residency in Beijing, the family's life is not easy because .th They have no social security and have to pay for everything by themselveson their own. The difficulties from both life and medical treatmentLife's difficulties and the diagnosis have challenged Hu Yumei as a mother and the threatened her daughter's future.

Mothers' wishes: Episode 2

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Video: Sun Peng
Translator: Huang Lan
Producer: Flora Yue