DRAMATIC HOSPITAL REUNION OF FRAIL SECOND WORLD WAR VETERANS MOVES CHINA

MR ZHUANG, WHO WAS ADMITTED TO A HOSPITAL IN SHENZHEN ON APRIL 15, TOLD DOCTORS OF HIS MILITARY PAST LAST THURSDAY, SETTING IN MOTION THE DRAMATIC REUNION.

HOLD ON OLD FRIEND, MR ZHUANG TOLD MR LIN.

"Hold on old friend," Mr Zhuang told Mr Lin. "We'll leave the hospital together!"

Peering towards each other after being reunited by chance in the same intensive care unit, two frail and aged Chinese veterans agreed one last mission – to make it out of the hospital together. The story of the two...

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