Trade my life for your phone: Chinese boy scores full marks for moving essay on phone addict dad


A nine-year-old boy in central China tugged at the heartstrings of many when his cry for attention from his phone addict father in a school essay went viral on social media last week.

The essay was posted on Jan 17 on China’s microblogging platform Weibo by his teacher at Luoyang International School in Henan province’s Luoyang city, Dahe Daily reported.

In the essay titled “Father, I want to tell you this”, the child who was referred to as Xiaozhi by Chinese media described how his father was glued to his cellphone “day and night and every day” as though he could not live without it.

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