Half Man - A True lesson

The Story of Peng Shuilin

In life we keep complaining aboutwhat is or whywe don't have. Half the time we seem dissatisfied, though full-bodied and free to choose. Fat people say,"I want to be slim."

Skinny people say,"I want to be fatter."

Poor people want to be rich and rich are never satisfied

with what they have.


Peng Shuilin is 78cms high. He was born in Hunan Province,

China.In 1995, Shenzhen, a freight truck sliced his body in half.

His lower body and legs were beyond repair.



Surgeonssewed up his torso.

Peng Shuilin, 37, spent nearly two years in hospital in

Shenzhen, southern China,undergoing a series of operations to re-route nearly every major organ or system inside his body.

Peng kept exercising his arms, building up strength,

washing his face and brushing his teeth.

He survived against allodds.

RGO is a recipicating gait orthosis, attached to a prosthetic

socket bucket.

Considering Peng's plight, doctorsat theChina Rehabilitation ResearchCentre inBeijing devised aningenious way to allow him to walk on his own,creating a sophisticated egg cup-like casing to hold his body, with two bionic legs attached.

It took careful consideration, skilled measurement and technical expertise.Penghas beenwalkingthe corridorsof Beijing Rehabilitation Centrewith the aid of his specially adapted legs and a resized walking frame.



Oh so satisfying to 'walk' again after ten years with half a body!

"He had good care, but his secret is cheerfulness.

Nothing ever gets him down."

Wehave a whole body,we have feet.

Now you have met a man who has no feet.

His lifeis a feat of endurance, a triumph of the

human spirit in overcoming extreme adversity.

Next time you want to complain about something

trivial, don't.

Remember Peng Shulin instead.

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