Ma Zhendong: a youth spent pursing a dream
Ma Zhendong became a firefighter at 20, just as he had always dreamed. He did not spend a single day without working strenuously to put out a fire or handle an emergency.
Guo Yanling: an active blood donor
Which people are the most beautiful? In my eyes, the answer is those who come aboard our blood collection vehicles to donate blood. By donating blood, they give patients the hope of survival.
Wang Juan: Olympic victory despite disability
“If you had lived in the old society with only one leg, you would have lived a very difficult life,” old people often said to me. However, as someone living in today’s society, I have participated in more than 40 international and national sports events for disabled people, taking home over 30 gold medals and breaking nine world records.
Gao Heping: an innovation-minded SOE worker
Although he was faced with a seemingly unattainable challenge for lagging Chinese technologies and the inability to import technologies or engineering skills to China because of foreign blockade, Gao Heping did not give up.
Ding Yi: let harmony and kindness be in everyone's heart
I was diagnosed with systematic lupus erythematosus in 2004. To make things worse, my father got laid off, my boyfriend broke up with me and I lost my job at the same time.
Ai Jun: a helping community resident
Ai Jun is a 78-year-old retired teacher in Beiguan East Road Community on Gongchen Street. He lives by the principle of achieving happiness through helping others.
Wan Weiqing: answering the call of life
On the night of March 1, 2014, a violent terror attack took place at Kunming Railway Station, leaving many innocent civilians dead or injured. As a neurosurgeon with Beijing Tiantan Hospital, I was assigned to rush to Kunming to assist in the rescue at the city’s People’s Hospital, where nearly half the injured were being treated.