The images of a six-year-old Chinese girl taking care of her disabled father have captivated thousands of Chinese who follow Jiajia's experiences through live broadcasts and make donations so that the family can survive.
The local press today publishes the story of this family from Haiyuan County, in the Hui Autonomous Region of Ningxia, toaccompanied by videos in which the girl appears feeding her father, guiding his wheelchair, dressing him or exercising his arms.
Jiajia's father, Tian Haicheng, He was paraplegic after a car accident two years ago, and his wife left him, taking her son with her, a situation that even led her to attempt suicide.
However, with the help of his mother and the girl, the man managed to get ahead and today lives thanks to donations from thousands of Chinese who follow the live broadcasts of the daily life of this family.
"The disease is extremely terrifying, but as long as I'm alive I'll fight forever," Tian said in comments to local CCTV television. The man today has almost half a million followers in its platform of online broadcasts.
Internet broadcasts are very popular in China and, according to Deloitte consultancy, the revenues generated by these will reach 4,400 million dollars this year, 32% more than in 2017.