Chen Xinyin, 48, has had a hard life. He lost his arms after suffering an electric shock at the age of seven, but still started working on the family farm. At the age of 20, his father died, leaving just Chen and his ailing mother to fend for themselves. As his mother got sicker and life got harder, someone suggested that Chen consider begging, but angrily replied, ?I have no arms but I have good feet. I can?t go make that sort of money.?
Since losing his arms, Chen has learned to cook, farm, and weave baskets. In 2014, the Chongqing, south-west China, resident began to take care of his 91-year-old mother full time, even feeding her with a spoon between his teeth. The winters are hard for Chen Since he finds it difficult to put socks on, and he often suffers from frostbite.
At 14 he began to work on the family farm, and at 20, his father died
Chen was forced to learn to do everything with is feet, even cooking
He has a scar on his foot from the first time he tried to use a knife
Chen uses the rest of his body to make up for his lack of arms
There?s no one to help with the housework since his mother became paralysed
So Chen farms and takes care of their house
Some of the jobs he does are remarkable
Once, someone suggested that Chen go and beg instead of farming
?I have no arms but I have good feet. I can?t go make that sort of money,? he replied