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14 Aug 2015, Chongqing Municipality, China — Chen Xingyin, a 48-year-old farmer who lost his arms at seven, uses his feet to bail water at his home in Tongxin village, Fengdu county, Chongqing, China, 14 August 2015. A 48-year-old farmer from Chongqing municipality who lost his arms in an accident when he was young has made headlines this week after his touching story of perseverance came to the attention of Chinese netizens. Chen Xingyin is from Tongxin village, Fengdu county, Chongqing municipality. He lost his arms in an electrical accident when he was only 7 years old. Despite this obstacle, Chen has managed to do his best to fend for himself. He can do most work on his own, including farming, cooking and feeding his goats.Chen is the youngest son from a six-member family. Since 2014, he has taken care of his bed-ridden 88-year-old mother, who began suffering from bronchitis five years ago. He cooks her — Image by © Imaginechina/Corbis