Heroic: 12-year-old boy carries disabled friend to class for 6 years

Heroic: 12-year-old boy carries disabled friend to class for 6 years

- A 12-year-old boy in China named Xu has helped his disabled friend attend classes by carrying him on a daily basis for six years straight

- The disabled boy suffers from an incurable health condition which makes him unable to move normally

- Reports say Xu has never complained about his commitment but rather prides himself for his efforts

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A 12-year-old boy in Meishan city in south-western China's Sichuan Province has reportedly carried his disabled friend to class every day for six years.

According to a report by Dailymail.co.uk, it all began when Zhang Ze was diagnosed with an incurable condition, called the ragdoll disease at age four.

The medical condition caused the poor boy to lose power in his limbs and has, therefore, been unable to walk or perform everyday activities on his own.

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Right from the first day they met in grade 1, Xu took it upon himself to help Zhang around.

The teachers say the heroic young boy has never complained to anyone about any stress that comes with carrying Zhang. Xu has rather said that it pleases him to be of help to the disabled friend.

It is said that the mother of the kindhearted boy has not been aware of the wonderful gestures of his son for a long time.

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She said she only got to know much later when the schoolmates of Xu came to tell her of the heroic action of his son.

According to Xu, he felt that nobody would help the boy if he, Xu, did not. He asserted he has plans to go into charity and help many more people in the future.

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