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Heartbroken father prepares ill daughter for death by taking her to grave everyday

BEIJING: A Chinese father has surprised the internet with his extremely unusual act of taking his critically ill two-year-old daughter to her own grave every day to remove her fear of dying. Zhang Liyong and his wife have done everything they can to keep little Xinlei alive – but now they can no longer afford to pay for her medical care, reported The Sun. Heartbroken Zhang, from Neijiang city, south-west China, dug the grave to protest against the family’s harrowing situation. He told Pear News: “We borrowed…

More playtime with dad linked to lower obesity risk for young kids: study

NEW YORK: Fathers who get more involved in raising their children may be helping to lower their kids’ risk of obesity, a U.S. study suggests. For the study, researchers examined how often fathers of young children participated in parenting activities like caregiving, making meals and playing outside and how much they weighed in on decisions related to nutrition, health and discipline when their kids were 2 and 4 years old. By age 4, kids were 30 percent less likely to be obese if their fathers increased the amount of…

Stella McCartney inspired by Dad for debut men’s fashion line

LONDON: Fashion designer Stella McCartney drew inspiration from her Beatle father Paul when creating her first menswear collection, unveiling both relaxed and tailored looks for the male wardrobe. The British designer showcased the line on Thursday alongside her women's spring 2017 resort collection at a star-studded event at London's Abbey Road music studios, where the Beatles recorded hits in the 1960s. In one of the studio’s large rooms, male models wearing striped pyjama-like shirt and shorts or drawstring trousers…