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No Money and In Pain, Chinese Man Saws Off Own Leg at Home [en]

fredag den 11. oktober 2013

A metal saw, a small fruit knife, and a back-scratcher wrapped with a towel. 47-year-old Zheng Yanliang used these three simple tools and sawed off his entire right leg, which was suffering some strange ailment, at home on his bed. He bit off four molars enduring the pain. Today, the same strange ailment spreads pitilessly on his left leg. Zheng Yanliang hopes that kind-hearted people can give help, cure the strange disease that torments him, and provide him with a prosthetic limb so that he can once again support his wife and daughter.

Read the whole story here

See also Huffington Post for more pics

Street Dentists of India [da]

onsdag den 7. november 2012

“I don’t find this job difficult at all because I’ve done a lot of technical work - I even repaired bicycles. I know how to work a file, pliers and all possible tools.”

- Pushkar Sing a.k.a. “Doc-Junior”