Format of the contest: Anyone who wishes to enter the competition is required to translate a short Chinese pictorial story into English. Click on the “I want to join” to join the activity and simply reply to the thread to post your entry.
Duration of the contest: This contest series will be a weekly one. Normally we post the story on Monday for translation and will announce the winner on the next Monday.
Panel of Judges: expatter, col, ratfink, LoneAcorn. We have invited a panel solely made up of native speakers or proficient English speakers to comment on every entry and select the winner of the contest.
Deadline for Entries: 10 am every Thursday. 十岁男孩为母亲撑起一片天
10-year-old boy props up a stretch of sky for his mother 十岁男孩为母亲撑起一片天
When other kids play and study in school, 10-year-old Hu Jiahao is still in the hospital, taking care of his sick mother. Jiahao's father died of pneumoconiosis three years ago and unfortunately his mother fell ill from the same disease this year. In order to cure his mother, Jiahao accompanied her to Chengdu for treatment. Jiahao has an elder brother, Jiajia, 14. Considering Jiajia who is already a grown up and can take care of himself, Yang Nengfen took Jiahao, whom she deemed too small to be left alone, to Chengdu for treatment. Unexpectedly, after being hospitalized it is the younger son who takes the full responsibility of caring for the mother.
Little Jiaotao(L), 10, poses for a photo with his elder brother Jiajia (R), 14 and his mother (M) who lies in a hospital bed.
Helping his mother wash her face, feet and scrub her body is what little Jiahao must do every day.
Little Jiahao borrows a wheelchair from the hospital and pushes mum to the cantine for lunch.
When other kids are studying and playing at school, 10-year-old Hu Quanhao has to stay in hospital to take care of his sick mother. Three years ago, Quanhao's father died of pneumoconiosis, unfortunately his mother was diagonosed the same disease this year. Jiahao has a brother called Jiajia who is 14 years old. Considering Jiajia has grown up, his mother take Jiahao with her when she decided to go to the hospital in Chengdu for treatment. Unexpectedly, it's the younger son who shoulders the responsibility
to take care of her.
10-year-old Jiahao and 14-year-old Jiajia are acccompanying their mother.
It's little Jiahao's duty to help his mother wash her face, her feet and her body.
Little Jiahao borrowed a wheelchair from the hospital and took her mother to dine at canteen.
When other kids play and study in school, Hu Jiahao, a 10-year-old boy, has taken the responsibility of taking care of his ill mother in hospital. Three years ago, his father died of from pneumoconiosis. Unfortunately his mother also suffered from the disease this year. Afraid of losing his mother, Hu Jiahao accompanied mom to go to Chengdu for seeing a doctor. Jiahao has a brother who is 14 years old, called Jiajia. Considering Jiajia has grown up to look after himself, the mother – Yang Nengfen just feels relieved to have little Jiahao accompany her. Unexpectedly, while in hospital, Jiahao takes the responsibility of taking care of his mother.
10-year-old Jiahao and 14-year-old Jiajia sitting beside their mother’s bed
Cleaning mother’s face, feet and body is Jiahao’s daily duty
Little Jiahao pushes forward a wheelchair borrowed from the hospital to the mess
When all the other peers are at scholl studying and playing, 10 years old boy Hu jia hao has already taken up the great responsibility of taking care of his seriously sick mother in the hospital. Hu jia hao's father died of pneumoconiosis three years ago, and his mother was diagnosed suffering the same disease this year. In order not to lose his mother as well, Hu gallium hao decided to acompany his mother to Chengdu for treatment. Gallium has an elder bother Jia jia, who is 14 years old. Corsidering Jia jia has grown up and be able to take care of himself, while jia hao is too young, she is only relieved if she takes him with her, so Yang nengfen took jia hao to chengdu for treatment. But what she didn't expect is that it has been her young son who have beeing taking care of her since got in the hospital.
10 years old little jia hao (L)poses for a photo with his brother(L),14 years old and his mother(M) beside the hospital bed.
Helping his mother washing her face,feet and scrubing her body has become little Hao's daily routine.
Little Hao borrows a wheelchair from hospital , carrying his mother to the hospital canteen.