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Run-over toddler, ignored by 18 passers-by, dies

By Wang Qingchu (Shanghai Daily)

15:19, October 21, 2011

Wang Yue, the two-year-old toddler run over by two vans and left unattended on the street by 18 cold-hearted passers-by in southern China's Foshan City a week ago, died early this morning.

The General Hospital of Guangzhou Military Command said they were unable to rescue the girl who passed away at 0:32am.

Her brain and other vital organs started deteriorating yesterday and doctors earlier expected the most optimistic outlook for her would be to survive in a vegetative state.

Surveillance camera footage of the incident showed 18 people passed her indifferently. The 19th passer-by, a female garbage collector, came to her aid about seven minutes after the first hit and as the toddler desperately clung onto life.

The incident has triggered heated debate about whether Chinese people have lost their moral compass amid swift economic development over the past decades.

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PD User at 2011-10-2494.195.123.*
To Charles smith: the book you based you view on is a lot of rubbish. The best way to understand Chinese culture is by reading books written by native Chinese authors.
Mother at Lake Tahoe, Ca at 2011-10-2224.10.122.*
Please please in the future reach out and help your neighbors, young and old. Do not ignore them but be very kind. You do not have to remain indifferent. Rise up in your spirit. Thank you.
PD User at 2011-10-2250.102.207.*
Let me speak for this little girl. She was run over by a guy driving a van, then run over by him AGAIN, then left in the street to be run over AGAIN by ANOTHER van. People walked by her, bicycled by her, motor scooted by her ~ as if a little girl, run over by a van and left crushed, bleeding and dying in the street is something they see EVERY DAY ~ AND OF NO ACCOUNT. What did those people tell each other ?? Did one tell another ~ oh, it"s nothing ~ just another little child run over by a van a few times; same sh*t as yesterday ?? Nothing new here ??Charlie; you write that ~ many Chinese will not interfere in something such as this, for fear of offending or invoking the wrath of the spirits or demons that are believed to be involved. You can bet your sweet a** there are SPIRITS AND DEMONS TO FEAR IN CHINA. I"m certain you"ll find it has been Hammered & Tortured into the 99% of the Chinese: DO NOT INTERFERE. In China, much like in every country OCCUPIED . . . Iraq, Afghanistan, Palestine. . . ~ the Spirits and Demons are NOT invisible at that moment they Grab You From Behind ~ it"s YOU who then Disappear.This little girl, her name Yue Yue . . . which is YOU YOU . . . was one of US US. This tragedy of NOT INTERFERING can NOT be permitted in our world. The Chinese people have to know that WE are going after the Spirits and Demons and WE are GOING TO INTERFERE. WE are the 99% and the Chinese people are also the 99%. WE ARE ALL the 99%. LOVE and care for those children: they are US. They are The 99%. Sincerely,RonFreedom Base
PD User at 2011-10-2250.102.207.*
Let me speak for this little girl. She was run over by a guy driving a van, then run over by him AGAIN, then left in the street to be run over AGAIN by ANOTHER van. People walked by her, bicycled by her, motor scooted by her ~ as if a little girl, run over by a van and left crushed, bleeding and dying in the street is something they see EVERY DAY ~ AND OF NO ACCOUNT. What did those people tell each other ?? Did one tell another ~ oh, it"s nothing ~ just another little child run over by a van a few times; same sh*t as yesterday ?? Nothing new here ??Charlie; you write that ~ many Chinese will not interfere in something such as this, for fear of offending or invoking the wrath of the spirits or demons that are believed to be involved. You can bet your sweet a** there are SPIRITS AND DEMONS TO FEAR IN CHINA. I"m certain you"ll find it has been Hammered & Tortured into the 99% of the Chinese: DO NOT INTERFERE. In China, much like in every country OCCUPIED . . . Iraq, Afghanistan, Palestine. . . ~ the Spirits and Demons are NOT invisible at that moment they Grab You From Behind ~ it"s YOU who then Disappear.This little girl, her name Yue Yue . . . which is YOU YOU . . . was one of US US. This tragedy of NOT INTERFERING can NOT be permitted in our world. The Chinese people have to know that WE are going after the Spirits and Demons and WE are GOING TO INTERFERE. WE are the 99% and the Chinese people are also the 99%. WE ARE ALL the 99%. LOVE and care for those children: they are US. They are The 99%.
PD User at 2011-10-2298.206.40.*
"So it is not as callous as it appears."No - it is just exactly as callous as it appears.
  

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