Little Red Scarf CARE serves to provide financial means and encouragement to children suffering from congenital heart disease. In addition, they provide the family with post-operative care and help their child sustain a healthy lifestyle. To learn more about Little Red Scarf CARE, click here.
It was magic. A child and his or her family were changed just because of a operation. Nearly 1,000 families have been changed so far. Laughter returns to their family. The big smiles on faces of those saved children are like blooming flowers.
LY-215 Dao Jicao
Preoperative symptoms: her legs were too weak to walk independently. With the help of her family, she could walk for a while. She disliked strangers. She always cried for she didn’t feel comfortable. Her lips and face were purple and she hardly went out. Even so she still often had colds. She was 8 and dared not to go to school. She usually lay in bed and didn’t speak Chinese.
Postoperative symptoms: Her face has turned red and purple disappeared. She likes playing and walking around. There are smiles on her face when seeing people. She can speak a little Chinese. Her mother is very excited to see her change.
LY-216 Bo Yu
Preoperative symptoms: His entire body was purple, his face was most obvious. His clubbing fingers looked transparent. His palms were purple too. He felt shortness of breath when he walked and he could not run.
Postoperative symptoms: He has turned red and completely changed. The color of his fingers has changed. He has become better and better. His best wish is to go to school with a school bag.
Original article written by Yun YuJie, translated by Shishi Ma, and edited by US intern Isabel Auyeung
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