Brave 5 Year-Old Girl Becomes Sole Carer Of Grandparents.

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Five-year-old Anna Wang has become the sole caregiver for both her sick grandmother and 92-year-old great-grandmother.

A lot of people tend to take their youth for granted. They rush through it instead of taking advantage of it. Kids like Anna Wang don't even get the opportunity to enjoy their youth. Instead they have to grow up early on and take on adult responsibilities way before they should have to.

Anna is from southwest China and is now taking care of her grandmother and great-grandmother after she was abandoned by her mother and her father was sent to jail.


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Because her older relatives are all bedridden, she has the responsibility of cooking and feeding them every day while other children her age play and attend school.

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Aside from cooking, she's also in charge of cleaning the house, bathing her relatives, and helping them to the bathroom.

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Her little family lives in a small modest house in the mountains of Zuyin in southwest China.

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Anna wakes up bright and early every morning to begin working on her chores. She has no one else to support her but herself.

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Her father was arrested and sent to jail for unknown reasons when she was only 3 months old.

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Anna's mother eventually remarried shortly after. It wasn't long until she abandoned Anna and left her alone to provide for her handicapped relatives.

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In order to cook and prepare family meals, she has to stand on a stool and stretch her tiny body over the stove.

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Anna's generous neighbor owns a farm and sometimes allows her to take vegetables home from it. She carries the vegetables on her back whenever she does.

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Anna's grandmother suffers from severe septic arthritis. She wouldn't be able to take care of herself without her brave granddaughter.

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The young girl's reason for doing this is simple: because she "wishes good health" for her family.

At least that's what she's reportedly told Chinese media.

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Nonetheless, no child should have to to be in charge of so many responsibilities and ensure such circumstances at this young of an age.

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Anna mourns for the life she could've had every day but that doesn't stop her from her duties. All she has left from her stolen childhood is a photo of her father.

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