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Leukemia kid regains hope, thanks to Premier Wen

Source: China Daily | 02-19-2009 11:23

The mother of Li Rui, who took her kid to Tianjin seeking treatment for her kid but was severely frustrated for being cash-strapped, happened to meet Premier Wen Jiabao on his inspection tour in Tianjin at the Tianjin Railway Station.

Premier Wen Jiabao talks with the mother of the Leukemia-affected kid Li Rui at the Tianjin Railway Station on his inspection tour in Tianjin on February 16, 2009. [Photo:Xinhua]
Premier Wen Jiabao talks with the mother of the 
Leukemia-affected kid Li Rui at the Tianjin Railway 
Station on his inspection tour in Tianjin on February 
16, 2009. [Photo:Xinhua]

Learning about the mother was about to quit treatment for her child due to the lack of money and prepared to return home in Zhangjiakou of north China's Hebei Province, Premier Wen instructed members of his entourage to arrange treatment for Li Rui at a hospital in Beijing.

Now, Li Rui has been hospitalized at the Beijing Children's Hospital, and the staff of the General Office of the State Council also mustered donated money to Li Rui's parents.