|Guo Bin, the 6-year-old boy whose eyes were gouged out in Shanxi province, has been discharged from hospital on Sept. 5, and Guo needs to return to the hospital for review in the next month. The hospital refunded the medical fee and deposit to the boy. At present, the donations that were delivered to the boy have reached 1 million yuan (163,500 U.S. dollars).Guo Zhiping, the boy’s father, expressed the family’s gratefulness to everyone who once gave a helping hand when his son suffered from the mishap. He said the family will pay the rest of the donations back to society after his son has the ability of self-reliance. (CNS/Zhang Yun)|
Photos: Eye-gouged boy receives blind rehabilitation in Shanxi
Donations flowing into the family
Doctors in charge of Guo’s treatment said the boy would be blind for the rest of his life, although the eyes had been recovered.
Donations have been flowing into the family since reports of the attack hit the headlines. So far, warmhearted people in different walks of life have donated 160,000 yuan to the boy.
Guo's uncle said family pins the hope to the power of high technology to bring sight back to the boy.
Police name attacker who took boy's eyes
DNA tests show that Guo Bin's blood was found on his aunt’s clothing, according to police. Guo Bin’s aunt, Zhang Huiying, who has committed suicide, was identified as the assailant by combining the DNA test with other police investigations. [Full Text]
Boy may have artificial eyes soon
Guo Bin, 6, whose eyes were gouged out in an attack by an unknown assailant in Fenxi county, Shanxi province, is expected to have ocular prosthesis, or artificial eyes, implanted in three months, doctors said. The boy is in stable condition but still doesn't know about his loss of eyesight, said the boy's father, Guo Zhiping. [Full Text]
A 6-year-old boy's eyes were removed in Shanxi province. Guo Bin, whose parents are farmers, was discovered missing at 6 pm, when he usually returns from playing outside to eat dinner.
Five hours later, a man who had returned from catching scorpions in the local mountains said he had seen what was possibly a boy twitching in the valley.
In the previous report, police is said to have found the boy's eyes nearby, but his corneas were missing. But a police officer named Liu denied the corneas were missing.[Full Text]
The suicide of Guo Bin's aunt on Saturday has sparked public suspicion that she might be the assailant, but Guo Zhiping said it was impossible because the two families are on good terms.
Wang Wenli, Guo Bin's mother, said that the boy's aunt made a phone call to ask about the boy's condition the night before she committed suicide. [Full Text]