The touching moment a father was found shielding his child after their house collapsed following heavy rain.

The house located in Zhaotong, south-west Yunnan province, collapsed during bad weather on September 23, reports the People’s Daily Online.

Firefighters successfully pulled the father and his 20-month-old daughter out from the rubble alive.

The building collapsed on top of them after the area had been battered by heavy rainfall.


Firefighters attended the scene and rescued two family members while the father and child remained stuck in the rubble.

When they located the father who had fainted from dehydration.

He was hugging his daughter tightly.

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  • So wonderful that they both survived.


  • Oh! So glad to hear they are both alive!!


  • How beautiful. So lucky he didn’t collapse on the baby and suffocate her. Good to see a happy ending


  • Thankfully they were found before they both died from dehydration.


  • What a great story and sooo happy that it had a happy ending with both being saved.


  • That’s a great story I wish there were more good ones like it.


  • So glad the father and daughter were found safe and well.


  • A story with a heart warming ending is a nice change. There have been so many sad and awful stories on this site lately.


  • I’m so glad they are alive. What a touching picture


  • The natural instinct to protect our kids are loving and strong. It’s beautiful that in emergencies are instincts take over and we do the right thing. Glad both dad & daughter were found alive !


  • I’m so glad to read a story of a parent protecting his child, and so glad that they both survived.


  • The love of a parent – we all should do everything we can for our kids, though some kiddies are not so lucky :/


  • A parent would do absolutely anything for their child, this story proves it!


  • A beautiful story with a happy ending.


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