PHOTOS Pic story: Amputee Xi Tiangen supports himself, family with rough hands

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Pic story: Amputee Xi Tiangen supports himself, family with rough hands

Xinhua

22:55, May 28, 2018

File photo taken on Jan. 23, 2018 shows Xi Tiangen getting off from his eletronic tricycle at Shiwangsi Village of Jiaxian County in Pingdingshan City, central China's Henan Province. Xi Tiangen, a double leg amputee who lost both his legs at a young age, has been taking the responsibility of taking care of his mother and retarded brother over the past 40 years. His rough hands with callus hold up his body firmly as well as the family. Disability can severely limit a person's mobility, but not his will power as what Xi attests. (Xinhua/Li Jianan)

File photo taken on Jan. 23, 2018 shows Xi Tiangen (R) greeting a villager at Shiwangsi Village of Jiaxian County in Pingdingshan City, central China's Henan Province. Xi Tiangen, a double leg amputee who lost both his legs at a young age, has been taking the responsibility of taking care of his mother and retarded brother over the past 40 years. His rough hands with callus hold up his body firmly as well as the family. Disability can severely limit a person's mobility, but not his will power as what Xi attests. (Xinhua/Li Jianan)

File photo taken on Jan. 23, 2018 shows Xi Tiangen preparing to get out of home at Shiwangsi Village of Jiaxian County in Pingdingshan City, central China's Henan Province. Xi Tiangen, a double leg amputee who lost both his legs at a young age, has been taking the responsibility of taking care of his mother and retarded brother over the past 40 years. His rough hands with callus hold up his body firmly as well as the family. Disability can severely limit a person's mobility, but not his will power as what Xi attests. (Xinhua/Li Jianan)

File photo taken on Jan. 23, 2018 shows Xi Tiangen seeing an opera with villagers at Shiwangsi Village of Jiaxian County in Pingdingshan City, central China's Henan Province. Xi Tiangen, a double leg amputee who lost both his legs at a young age, has been taking the responsibility of taking care of his mother and retarded brother over the past 40 years. His rough hands with callus hold up his body firmly as well as the family. Disability can severely limit a person's mobility, but not his will power as what Xi attests. (Xinhua/Li Jianan)

File photo taken on Jan. 23, 2018 shows Xi Tiangen entertaining his dog at home at Shiwangsi Village of Jiaxian County in Pingdingshan City, central China's Henan Province. Xi Tiangen, a double leg amputee who lost both his legs at a young age, has been taking the responsibility of taking care of his mother and retarded brother over the past 40 years. His rough hands with callus hold up his body firmly as well as the family. Disability can severely limit a person's mobility, but not his will power as what Xi attests. (Xinhua/Li Jianan)

File photo taken on Jan. 23, 2018 shows Xi Tiangen going to an opera at Shiwangsi Village of Jiaxian County in Pingdingshan City, central China's Henan Province. Xi Tiangen, a double leg amputee who lost both his legs at a young age, has been taking the responsibility of taking care of his mother and retarded brother over the past 40 years. His rough hands with callus hold up his body firmly as well as the family. Disability can severely limit a person's mobility, but not his will power as what Xi attests. (Xinhua/Li Jianan)

File photo taken on Jan. 23, 2018 shows Xi Tiangen cooking at home at Shiwangsi Village of Jiaxian County in Pingdingshan City, central China's Henan Province. Xi Tiangen, a double leg amputee who lost both his legs at a young age, has been taking the responsibility of taking care of his mother and retarded brother over the past 40 years. His rough hands with callus hold up his body firmly as well as the family. Disability can severely limit a person's mobility, but not his will power as what Xi attests. (Xinhua/Li Jianan)

File photo taken on Jan. 23, 2018 shows Xi Tiangen driving to a fair at Shiwangsi Village of Jiaxian County in Pingdingshan City, central China's Henan Province. Xi Tiangen, a double leg amputee who lost both his legs at a young age, has been taking the responsibility of taking care of his mother and retarded brother over the past 40 years. His rough hands with callus hold up his body firmly as well as the family. Disability can severely limit a person's mobility, but not his will power as what Xi attests. (Xinhua/Li Jianan)

File photo taken on Jan. 23, 2018 shows Xi Tiangen's rough hand with callus at Shiwangsi Village of Jiaxian County in Pingdingshan City, central China's Henan Province. Xi Tiangen, a double leg amputee who lost both his legs at a young age, has been taking the responsibility of taking care of his mother and retarded brother over the past 40 years. His rough hands with callus hold up his body firmly as well as the family. Disability can severely limit a person's mobility, but not his will power as what Xi attests. (Xinhua/Li Jianan)

File photo taken on Jan. 23, 2018 shows Xi Tiangen at home at Shiwangsi Village of Jiaxian County in Pingdingshan City, central China's Henan Province. Xi Tiangen, a double leg amputee who lost both his legs at a young age, has been taking the responsibility of taking care of his mother and retarded brother over the past 40 years. His rough hands with callus hold up his body firmly as well as the family. Disability can severely limit a person's mobility, but not his will power as what Xi attests. (Xinhua/Li Jianan)

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