Single mother seeks 'father' for daughter on Children's Day

17:08, June 01, 2010      

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Three days ago, Ms Wang started looking for a male volunteer to be her daughter's "father" for the Children's Day holiday.

Wang divorced her husband two years ago and lives together with her daughter, who is now in primary school. Recently, she started to realize that her daughter was changing more and more and often losing her temper.

"It is the most sensitive times in her ages, and I don't want something lacking in her character because of she is not getting love from a father," she said.

Wang found that her daughter couldn't help feeling uncomfortable when she saw another whole family, so she hardly acted positively in response to Wang's proposal of an outing on weekends.

With Children's Day fast approaching, Wang did not want her daughter to stay at home, and also hoped a man could play the role of a father to give the little one a day of father's love. Being aware of the situation, more than 10 men had called for information, and all of them believe the broken family must impact her little heart and they would love to help Wang.

Two of the volunteers have no children of their own, so they want a taste of what it is like to be a father on Children's Day. Some volunteers called because their families do not live in the city and they can not go back to accompany their own kids, so they want to deliver their love to Wang's daughter.

One volunteer, who is security guard, said he loves photography, so he could take many great photos for Wang and her daughter.

Wang was greatly moved by those strangers and she would like to ask her daughter's advice to pick one of them as her temporary father.

By People's Daily Online/CNS


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