2021-05-07

Xiangyang, Hubei: High school students “bear weight” for a day to experience mothers’ hardships

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China News Service, Xiangyang, May 7th (Huang Gang and Hu Chuanlin) More than 1,500 first-year high school students in Xiangyang, Hubei Province received a special “experiential homework” on the 7th: starting from the early morning of the same day, every student Tie up a weight bag from time to time, and go to classes, running exercises, eating, and lunch breaks with weights until the end of 6:30 that night, to personally experience the hardships of the mother’s pregnancy in October.

Xiangyang, Hubei: High school students “bear weight” for a day to experience mothers’ hardships

Tie the weight bags for the children personally. Photo by Huang Gang

The weight bags on the students are sewn in advance by the students and their parents. They contain rice or sand, and the weight is the same as when the students were born. The weight is the same, and the students’ birth date and milk name are written on the weight bag.

Before self-study at 6 in the morning, the students began to tie each other’s weight bags, and some parents went to school to tie weight bags for their children. At first, watching the “bloated” body of the classmates around him, everyone talked and laughed at each other. “It’s hard to bend over to tie shoelaces, and it’s uncomfortable to eat.” “It’s really inconvenient to go to the toilet.” “You have to hold it in front of you, or you will have to walk hard.” Not long after, some students began to cry.

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Classmates running exercises with weights. Photo by Huang Gang

In physical education class, students tied up with weight bags to play games and run. After a few laps, they lamented that weight-bearing exercises are not easy. “I can probably feel the hardship of my mother’s pregnancy in October now, and it must be much harder than I am now, and I will never lose my temper to her casually in the future.” Said Chai Zitian, a girl with a 5 kg 3 tael weight bag. , Her mother was pregnant with twins, bearing more weight.

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Du Xiaoxia, deputy director of the work department of Xiangyang No.1 Middle School, introduced that the school held the “5·25” Mental Health Festival for eight consecutive years. This year’s Health Festival is rich in content. In addition to the weight-bearing experience, there will also be activities such as exchanging letters with parents, doing a small thing for parents, giving parents a gift, and essays for the Mental Health Festival, which will last until the 25th of this month. the end. (End)