Thanks to a post on China’s microblog, Weibo, a blind World War II veteran got his wish to touch the army’s latest tanks.
A week ago, a volunteer from a welfare group for aged war veterans posted a picture of 94-year-old Qian Jianmin, saying the blind soldier told him he wanted to touch and know what the military’s latest armoured tanks were like.
“We don’t know which unit to contact to help him fulfill his wish,” said the volunteer.
His request went viral, being reshared over 28,000 times and winning 30,000 likes in the past week. Read more…