Boy in Yunnan braves freezing cold to go to school

Boy in Yunnan braves freezing cold to go to school
PHOTO: China Daily/Asia News Network

A photo of a young boy with his hair frozen went viral and attracted thousands of people's attention on Tuesday (Jan 9).

In minus 9-degree temperature, the primary three pupil walked over one hour, 4.5 kilometers, to reach Zhuan Shan Bao Primary School in Southwest China's Yunnan province.

When he arrived at the school, his hair had turned all-white due to the cold.

The frostbitten hands of the boyPhoto: China Daily/Asia News Network

After his principal posted the photos online, many people expressed a desire to help the left-behind child.

"All the sufferings that you are undergoing now will enlighten your future road," a netizen said.

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