Peng Shulin the Miracle Man from China
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Peng Shulin
the Miracle Man from China

by Pearly
(Penang Malaysia)

The smiles says it all

The smiles says it all

Peng Shulin survived against all the odds when his body was cut in two by a lorry in 1995. To me, it is amazing he has the will to lived with only half of his upper half body. For over a decade bedridden, Peng Shulin astounded medical history.



Peng Shulin survived the smash with having skin grafting from his face onto his torso. The smash had twenty medics trying to save his life but still left Peng Shulin bedridden.

Twenty medics battled to save Mr Peng's life after the smash, grafting skin from his face onto his torso. Despite his miraculous recovery, however, the amputee was left bedridden until late last year, when Mr Peng started to work on his upper body strength in order to carry out simple tasks such as washing his face and cleaning his teeth.

Doctors at the China Rehabilitation Research Center in Beijing devised an eggcup-like device using RGO legs. Now this 2'6" fighter is back on his feet again. They created a sophiscated egg cup like casing to support his body with 2 bionic legs to help him walk.

RGO is a recipicating gait orthosis, attached to a prosthetic socket/bucket. There is a cable that attaches to both legs so that when one goes forward, the other goes backwards. Rock to the side, add a bit of a twist and the leg with out the weight on it advances while the other one stays still - a highly inefficent way of ambulation, but oh so satisfying to 'walk' again!

It was little short of a medical miracle that he lived. Now Peng Shulin has astounded doctors by learning to walk again. The smiles says it all.

Peng Shulin inspires me to appreciate my life more. Life is so short to complain about nitty gritty things. Having no legs, no butts and all, can you imagine how he would want to live.

I salute what he stands for, WAY TO GO! Mr Peng Shulin.
We stand humbled by you.

Pearly


Editing by Peter:
"Hospital vice-president Lin Liu said: “We’ve just given him a checkup; he is fitter than most men his age.” Peng Shuilin has opened his own bargain supermarket, called the Half Man-Half Price Store. The inspirational 37-year-old has become a businessman and is used as a role model for other amputees. At just 2ft 7ins tall, he moves around in a wheelchair giving lectures on recovery from disability. His attitude is amazing, he doesn’t complain. “He had good care, but his secret is cheerfulness. Nothing ever gets him down.”
You have a whole body. You have feet. Now you have met a man who has no feet. His life is a feat of endurance, a triumph of the human spirit in overcoming extreme adversity."

After reading this, be careful when you say: "I can not..."


Peng Shulin

Peng Shulin walking out of the hospital...

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the Miracle Man from China

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Dec 28, 2014
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Hello, Peng:
by: Anonymous

Hello Peng,

I saw the video of you after the accident. I was also so saddened that no one came to you. If I had been there, I would have held your had and been with you to try and comfort you, I was so curious as to what happened to you and just now I found out that you made it and are alive. It touches my heart to see you alive and fighting back. I think you are so strong and so brave. Thank you for being such an example of strength. I wish you the very best, xo

Lorraine,
Vancouver, Canada

Aug 11, 2014
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Amazing Resiliance
by: Anonymous

I'm so sad that this happened to you in the first place. I watched the video of you immediately after the accident and could not understand why no-one knelt next to you, held your hand, and tried to comfort you. The video was very distressing. I'm so happy that after many years you've finally become mobile again with the help of technology. You fought and won an amazing battle and I have enormous respect for you. I wish you the very best life can provide. Good luck and God bless you. From Australia.

Jul 29, 2014
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sorry westerners, but chinese people are buddhists.
by: tony

Please know that western God did no such thing to help this man. It was his belief in himself and the teachings of Buddhism which is the religion in most of Asia that helped him get on his feet. The power to believe in yourself. Buddha was no god, a simple man who reached enlightenment. Stop blanketing the world with Christianity, Catholicism, or Muslim. Buddhism don't want any part of your holy war.

May 22, 2012
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ADMIRATION FOR A SURVIVOR=PENG
by: sechler

Tragic accident makes this man a hero to a whole lot of people who have disabilities. He gives hope to all. He is a survivor and has a plan to which he is carrying it through. The medical staff, technology, and all of it are wonderful.
Love the name of his store, wish him much business.
As for those who put down others comments please don't as it takes away from this amazing man's life survival story.
Everyones' gods or beliefs may have helped who knows but if they get comfort in thinking that plus this story then no harm has been done.
Just celebrate that 'PENG SHULIN' survived and has got a new look on life with his store. Peng knows he is now a member of the 'SURVIVER' club.
Hugs Peng OOOO

Mar 25, 2012
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Peter
by: Closing the comments

I am sad to see many people claim the success of Peng's recovery for their own religion. Let me make this clear, regardless what you believe, it's not YOUR god that has given this man a life back.

It was Peng's will to live AND the fantastic doctors that were available to give Peng a life.

You want to claim Peng for your god? I can turn the thing around: it was YOUR god that put Peng in this situation IN THE FIRST PLACE.

People should respect Peng AND the doctors for their achievement instead of blatantly bullshitting about their gods (and Peng being a Chinese was most likely not Christian or Muslim at ALL)

Thus from here on all comments referring to a claim on religion that brought Peng back to life, will be removed. Any comments about Peng are welcome but as Becca below has already said: be thankful this man has survived and do not try to push YOUR beliefs through the throat of others. Be respectful.

And thank you who have given wonderful comments without claiming Peng for your god.

Mar 21, 2012
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by: becca

Why does it seem every chance ppl get they argue religion? Either for or against it?! Esp the fors. Ehy not just be thankful the man survived and he is an inspiration... if you want to credit god for it or the medical team do it. But stop forcing religion on ppl andor trying toto make nonbelievers believers or trying to make believers nonbelievers.its a useless fight!

Mar 16, 2012
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God is the reason, Medical team were just tools by God :)
by: Anonymous

Many of the atheist says that there is no God. It's the medical team that we should thank for.
They also said that why would God will permit that truck accident to Peng in the first place?

well, if the accident did not happen in the first place, then we will not be able to learn about Peng's story. No amazing record in the medical history, no one will be inspired..

According to our book (bible)

Romans 8:28
"All things work together for good to those who love God"

We Christians believe in Jesus (your so called imaginary friend). And if you believe in the devil or satan.. and yet you don't believe in God, you are so unfortunate because even Satan believes that there is God. :)

Jesus Said in our book (Bible)
"I have been misrepresented
by those who don't know me."
--John 8:41-44

We Christian know Jesus very well.. You don't know Him that's why you don't understand our faith.. :)

@atheists

Feb 18, 2012
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HOPE IS LIFE
by: raghavendra UPADHYE

I heard one chines saying.. have the green tree always in your heart , singing bird will definatly come,,, this man is real living example,,,,,some people struggling in life ,, but this man won the battle against the life,, great mind with brave heart

Feb 09, 2012
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Just Amazing
by: Anonymous

Amazing just cant believe it.Great Courage the man has...

Jan 29, 2012
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WITHOUT GOD WERE NOTHING
by: Anonymous

WHY CAN'T YOU JUST THANK GOD FOR THAT MIRACLE...IF IT WASN'T GOD DO YOU THINK YOU WOULD HAVE THE ABILITY TO BE A GOOD DOCTOR/NURSE..ETC? GOD IS THE REASON AND ANSWER FOR ALL..HE CREATE US AND WE HAVE TO BE THANKFUL FOR THAT!! GOD IS GOOD HE DOES EVERYTHING...MIRACLES DO HAPPEN!!!

Aug 21, 2011
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Inspirational
by: Al - UK

This man has inspired me, seemingly impossible adversity can be overcome.

Jul 25, 2011
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Your my inspiration
by: Juliet Camanse

I salute in you Mr.Peng Shulin.. after i read your story i then realized that life is so valuable.. u made it why i cant.. Your my inspiration and i hope that your story will touch of those people who they think that life is so miserable..keep up the good work and how i wish that i can meet you someday so that i can see in my two eyes how strong man you are.. I pray for your safe times all the time..God Bless...

Jun 19, 2011
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Way to go Peng!
by: Anonymous UK

He is a great inspiration to a lot of people, and is unbelievably positive after all he has been through. We need more people with Peng's views to life, good luck to him! Have a great future Peng!

Jun 02, 2011
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Unpredictable
by: Chaitanya

Its great to see a man of positive thinking and a strong determination like him. Its his determination and positive thinking made him today be a role model of ours .We ourselves who had been gifted by god with everything are very lazy and irresponsible in fulfilling our works. He proved that nothing is impossible if u think in a positive manner and no one can stop u from reaching ur goals if u have a strong determination.

May 10, 2011
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PRECIOUS AND INSPIRATIONAL
by: Frances from Bellevue USA

I believe God is busting his buttons to see what a sold-out man can accomplish in life. Your attitude is so inspiring, Peng. If you don't know him personally, ask him to come into your life. He will.

Thak you for living life to the fullest. We mst do the same.

Mar 12, 2011
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he seems happy and lucky?
by: Anonymous

Way to go Peng!! !

Feb 12, 2011
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Humans without compassion
by: StChristy

When I first saw this video seconds after the terrible accident, I was shocked people just stood around starring at him and nobody came to help even to be near him when he reached out his hand-people just stood there not even to comfort him. Sometimes a bit of human compassion helps a person hold on in the worst moments.
This man is as strong as they come. I admire him for holding on. I hope people read this and remember to help one in need even if only with words or holding a hand.Thank you to all the doctors and everyone that helped.

Feb 11, 2011
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GOD!
by: Diamante

Peng-Shulin IS a GOD!!!

Feb 04, 2011
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Not god, medical team and luck.
by: Anonymous

Why is it that whenever a bunch of doctors who trained for 5+ years (minimum) work their butts off, people "thank god for this miracle".

I'm a nurse, my sister in law is a doctor, and we (like most people with a university education) are atheists.

This guy didn't survive because of God, and furthermore, if there was a God, what kind of a douche is he to have this guy get cut in half in the first place?

Instead of thanking your imaginary friend, thank the medical team.

Dec 13, 2010
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POOR STATE OF NHS
by: KEVIN COZENS

the medical attention this poor man recieved is astounding. i live in the UK with my wife and the NHS (no hope servive) wont even fix her bloody hernia and she is now disabled for the rest of her life. maybe we should move to china

Oct 23, 2010
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Blessed Be
by: Anonymous

There is a God how else would Peng have survived the accident. And without a God how would the medical team which saved his life and repatriated him have ever existed and developed the wonderful medical means to do it.
Jenny

Oct 01, 2010
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Reality check.
by: Wikiwoo

There is no god. Well done peng for staying alive when most of us wouldn't have.

Sep 21, 2010
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Amazing Man
by: Paul from Lagos

This is great and amazing.
Please and please, live the rest of your life for JESUS.


Sep 17, 2010
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God is great
by: Daniel Muthiani

God is great. All of us with all our limps should learn from Peng Shulin. Long live Peng Shulin

Aug 25, 2010
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Ahora mi mas grande inspiración
by: Nelly de México

Gracias por llegar a mi vida!!! .... GRACIAS DIOS por tanto amor.

Aug 18, 2010
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Long life to Peng!
by: tatyana

You are a great boy, Peng! Long and rich life to you!

Aug 17, 2010
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attitude
by: agnes

as the saying goes, your attitude determines your altitude. let us have our happiness never to postpone it.

Aug 05, 2010
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Men saved him - not a god
by: Anonymous

WTF is this business about God granting miracles? I don't think anyone was thanking God when the truck smeared him in half and he was lying on the road with his guts hanging out and his lower half lying a couple of feet away.
I'll tip my hat to modern medical science and to Peng Shulin for being extremely lucky and having a positive outlook on life.

Aug 05, 2010
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Resilience
by: Achilike onyekwele

Thank God for this man. He should have his name in the Guiness Book of record. The power of God is manifest here.

Jul 28, 2010
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With God...
by: Anonymous

...nothing is impossible. This is an amazing example of what faith in our Holy Spirit can do. Mr.Shuilin is a truly blessed man!

Jul 06, 2010
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GLORIOUS OPPORTUNITY
by: ADEWOYIN A. A.

Peng, I congratulate you that God granted you a glorious opportunity to live and accept Jesus as your Lord and serve Him for the rest of your life in appreciation of His love for you.

Jul 04, 2010
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You are truly an inspiration to mankind
by: Nwokorie Chidi

you are truly an inspiration to mankind.Your condition has made life bearable to those that would have given up.

Jul 03, 2010
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Sooooo much Respect
by: Bill Tucker

What an awesome man!!
Yet again a perfect example of what can be achieved in a special human being with an amazing
attitude :-)

Jun 22, 2010
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Life is a Gift
by: Chantal Amissah

Life is great and we must enjoy every minutes of it... I thank God for satisfying Peng Shulin with long life...

May 24, 2010
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R.I.P
by: Lee Shulin

o me so sorry
peng peng has a how u say ummm so long bye bye
upstairs with magic cat

May 17, 2010
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You are a "walking" Miracle
by: Anonymous

Keep on keeping on!

May 07, 2010
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Peng Shulin
by: Anonymous

You are a miracle man who is an example to mankind. May your life continue painfree, with good health, joy and happiness.

May 01, 2010
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Thank you for your example
by: David R. Otey-USA

Mr. Shuilin: I hope you will write a book when you are ready about your inner battle and inner strength and of the wonderful people you had around you who kept your spirits lifted high enough until you could lift them higher yourself. Thank you for not giving up life--for seeing life as more than a body. Maybe you would be able and willing to give speeches of encouragement to others in schools and hospitals. What hobbies do you have? Thank you again.

Apr 27, 2010
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What a guy!!
by: Danford

Peng,
You are an inspiration!! Thank God for you!! May you continue to enjoy life and be the best that you can be.

Apr 05, 2010
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Wow!
by: Anonymous

Wow! That's a good word for you! Smile. You keep on enjoying life. (~.~) You lost part of your body and that is not normal but life is full of not normal things. I am sorry that it happened. I say keep enjoying all the beautiful things in life and in creation, just realize you are a whole man in mind ...and body also, as you've got all that's needed to live as a person. Enjoy life, stay positive, and keep living life to the fullest! You cannot change what happened, but you can enjoy the beauty in life! There is so much to learn and enjoy! Wow! You are awesome! Thank you for your encouragement to the rest of us to do as you do- keep living and look for the joys in life!

Mar 11, 2010
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Incredible
by: Amaury

This is a example of superaction! He's realy a Superman!

Jan 14, 2010
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GREAT WILL POWER
by: SHIVA DATHATHRI

Salute to mr Peng Shuilin ,
A great will power and Strong man .

Salute to medical science also for giving him such treatment & encouragement .

Shivadathathri Bangalore

Jan 13, 2010
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Belief strengthens.
by: Pagrada

Reading of your plight has definitely strengthened my faith in the fact that there is a GOD looking out for humans in the world. I was full of sadness, then a pen-pal sent me this article by e-mail, and I felt a touch from GOD in my brain! May HE continue to bless you, and keep you strong and healthy even in your disabled state. Amen.

Dec 19, 2009
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There are always a way when there is a will
by: Joey

Dear,
Mr.Pheng your outrageous experience has makes me appreciate more of every minute I have in my life, what I had in my life. When I read how you struggle through all your days I believe some day later you'll be blessing for others & perfect inspiration for others too.
God Bless You..

From,
Indonesia

Dec 02, 2009
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bravo
by: deepti pradhan

hey thats so great and bravo..God bless you and be strong always...

Nov 19, 2009
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great man peng from china.......its a miricle..
by: vardhaman (india)

great man peng from china.......its a miricle..

Nov 19, 2009
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Fly with your optimism
by: Anonymous

Its a hope for all who cannot walk with their legs..

Nov 16, 2009
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inspirational
by: Anna

What an incredible man. His strength of character and determinism is an inspiration.

Nov 07, 2009
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Peng Shulin
by: Dennis

Great man! Brave Peng Shulin from China! He continues to inspire us all!

-Dennis from the USA

Oct 09, 2009
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God bless him
by: Selma

It s really amazing . I was speechless when I saw this,I m from Peru and for me this is another way to see life through courage and strenght.

Oct 02, 2009
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He is amazing
by: yakuzhau

Peng shulin - amazing person!

Sep 27, 2009
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Jesus is a king of mercy
by: John Jason

I believe that a strong Faith to God will save us always in the hands of darkness and the Lights of the Lord shall prevail and Peng Shulin has it.
GOD BLESS YOU ALWAYS

John Jason of the Philippines

Sep 10, 2009
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respect life
by: Zenobia

Life is not easy ... but you may choose how to live. Peng Shulin is brave and has positive attitude towards life. all the best wishes to him.

Sep 09, 2009
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SUCH AN INSPIRATION
by: Manny b s f

I've seen your video from by standers thru the net and it was horryfying. i cant barely look at it but seing your picture walking and smiling.. makes me wonder that life is worth living.. God bless you always....

Aug 24, 2009
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Superman
by: Anonymous

Brave heart,you are the one of 6000 millians

Jul 26, 2009
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Alhamdulellah
by: Abu Abdellah

Subhan ALLAH
Who was written by ALLAH than he live will stay.

Jul 19, 2009
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mind is stronger then the body
by: Jim

This story shows the mind controls the body, not the other way around. The mind controls the body... what a story...

Jun 05, 2009
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Amazing Grace
by: Virgie from San Jose

A living soul full of LIFE!

Mar 16, 2009
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wicked
by: Anonymous

very good i dont know how it happend but it did so yeh well done and good luck for the futuer

Feb 09, 2009
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So..so..salute
by: Wahyu_Nisa

Hy...we are so so salute to you,..Mr.Peng ShuLin
Cheer Up !!!
Down give Up..!!^-^

Jan 17, 2009
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Shining Star Here on Earth
by: Elaine

I found this article while searching the word "miracle" on the internet. Peng Shulin is a man that I would love to have as a friend. He is unstoppable. And his smile could light all of New York City. He is made of the strongest determination, yet I can tell just by the picture that he has a very warm heart. I send to him the most sincere congratulations on his perserverence and regaining his ability to walk, and I send him my best wishes for great fortune to find him and bless him. From halfway around the world, Pen Shulin, "Hello and Warm Wishes from the United States!" Elaine in Ohio

Nov 06, 2008
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Really an inspiration
by: Ng Thin Chiong

Really had my open to the endless possibility in this beautiful world. Thank you again for sharing this story. That is not a story of pity but compassion and the courage to go on...I salute you

Jan 20, 2008
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great smile
by: andi lastiawan

his smile reminds me of how life should be....

thanks for the article

warm regards

andi from indonesia
+6221 98397703

Dec 21, 2007
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We salute The determination Mr Peng Shulin
by: A.S.Kutty

We salute The determination Mr Peng Shulin

with regards
A.S.Kutty From (India)

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