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Song Xinyi, a baby saved and raised by love

China SCIOUpdated: May 9, 2018

The 3-year-old Song Xinyi was rescued from the rubbles over 40 hours after the quake. Tragically, both her parents died while shielding her from collapsed buildings, and she lost her right leg. She has grown up to be a young teenager with love and care from relatives and others in her life.

Three-year-old Song Xinyi arrives in Nanjing for medical treatment with her grandmother and uncle on May 31, 2008. [Photo/VCG]

Song Xinyi visits the earthquake memorial in Beichuan county, Mianyang city, Sichuan province, on April 5, 2018 to commemorate the deceased. [Photo/VCG]