The family of a toddler with a serious blood disorder say they cannot afford to pay for essential treatment – so have dug her a grave for her to “adapt” to.
Zhang Xinlei, a two-year-old from rural China, was born with thalassaemia, a genetic condition that causes a lack of haemoglobin in the blood and can lead to severe tiredness and heart palpatations. Without regular blood transfusions and medication, the disease can cause life-threatening organ damage…more: independent.co.uk/news
Hadji Ali grave in Quartzsite, Arizona. Hi Jolly or Hadji Ali (Arabic: حاج علي Ḥājj ‘Alī; Turkish: Hacı Ali), later known as Philip Tedro (born ‘Ali al-Hajaya c. 1828 – December 16, 1902), was an Ottoman subject of Jordanian parentage, and in 1856 became one of the first camel drivers ever hired by the US Army to lead the cameldriver experiment in the Southwest. Hi Jolly became a living legend until his death in Arizona. Once, insulted because he had not been invited to aGerman picnic in Los Angeles, he broke up the gathering by driving into it on a yellow cart pulled by two of his pet camels. MORE: /en.wikipedia.