last evening the 3 hour Sichuan Charity Fund raising for the Kid’s School was indeed touching, certain stories that made Singapore dripped with tears.
One amazing fact was the mother carrying the baby using her own body to protect her baby… amazingly, the baby survived ……
It was the third day after the quake already.
The rescue workers were still looking for survivors.
They knew with each minute passing by, the chance to
find someone alive gets slimmer.
“Come here, come here! There is a body! ” Shouted a
rescue worker. His fellow workers rushed to the
spot. Under a big chunk of roof was a woman. She was
lying with a strange pose – she kneeled on the
ground with her upper body stretch forward. Her head
was on the ground as well. As if she was praying for
The nurse in the rescue team struggled to reach her
through the debris. It was difficult. There was no
space. The woman was not responsive to any call.
However, just to make sure, the nurse still tried to
test her breath, to see if she was still breathing.
Not really. She was breathless, and her body was
cold. She was dead. Praying or not, it did not help.
The team moved on. There were other people buried.
They could not afford to spend time in retrieving a
When the team reached the next collapsed building,
the captain suddenly ran back to the woman, as if he
realized something. When he reached the spot, he lay
down, put his head next to the roof, and stretched
his arm to touch the space under her abdomen. Once,
twice. His forehead was locked, just like he was
solving a mystery.
“There is a baby! And he is alive!!!” He cried out
to his team members.
It was a newly-born. He was neatly wrapped in a red
blanket decorated by yellow flowers. Miraculously,
he did not even have a scratch in his body. When he
was taken out from the rubble, he was sleeping,
The nurse took the baby from the rescue worker and
started doing routine exams. When she unwrapped the
blanket, she found a cell phone tucked between the
baby and his diaper. It had a text message written
on the screen, read
” My dear baby, if you can survive, please remember
mom loves you.”