11-Year-Old Obese Boy Set On Fire In Desperate Attempt To Make Him Lose Weight 11-Year-Old Obese Boy Set On Fire In Desperate Attempt To Make Him Lose Weight
1. In China Obesity Among Children Is Rising With each passing year, there are more and more children who are fighting with obesity. 2.... 11-Year-Old Obese Boy Set On Fire In Desperate Attempt To Make Him Lose Weight

1. In China Obesity Among Children Is Rising

Obese patients take their lunch at the Aimin Fat Reduction Hospital in Tianjin, China, Thursday, July 24, 2008. The hospital uses a combination of diet, exercise and traditional Chinese acupuncture to treat obesity that is on the rise as living standards improve with a booming economy. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

With each passing year, there are more and more children who are fighting with obesity.

2. There Is Need To Control This Situation

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It is estimated that 2025, China will be the country with highest number of people with obesity. This is why China is now trying to make people lose weight.



3. A Bizarre Attempt To Lose Weight

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In order to lose weight, China is now using some bizarre ancient techniques. One such technique was done on Li as well. Li is an 11 year old boy who weights 320lbs.

4. Frightening Therapy Is Being Used On Him

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During this therapy a wet towel was placed on Li followed by a flammable towel over it. And then towel was being set to fire. This is frightening therapy, you can see the horror on Li’s face. This can turn out to be fatal and burn him too.

5. Li Was Diagnosed With A Weight Increasing Condition At An age Of 3

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By the time he was 11, his parents were concerned about his health. Due to his obesity he had several other health issues too.

6. Cupping Therapy

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Apart from fire therapy Li was also given cupping therapy. Once again the therapy is quiet a painful process as hot cup are being placed on your back. While the therapy is said to help in relieve muscle pains, this therapy leaves red patches on skin and can even burn skin if not performed properly.

7. Hopefully Li Loses Weight In A Healthy Way

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Hopefully Li and other kids like him lose weight in more healthy ways these kinds of therapies are too painful and can turn out to fatal too. People must learn to fight obesity in more acceptable and natural ways. Losing weight should not be a frightening process.

Henry Okafor

  • Key

    2017-02-18 #1 Author

    Wow this is very on humane of people. Instead of setting children on fire cut down their food servings.

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  • Amina Yahya

    2017-02-19 #2 Author

    Obesity is a very serious sickness,some careless parents don’t mind what there kids eats which is very bad

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  • Ke

    2017-02-22 #3 Author

    Oh wow! Obesity isn’t healthy but that isn’t okay. He needs to eat more healthy

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