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Discover why these parents seal their children in plastic bags in the morning

Source: Facebook/ThinkingHumanity

Doting parents in some parts of Vietnam have resorted to ritually sealing their children in large plastic bags, and the reason will hit you right in the feels.

The lengths these Vietnamese parents go to for their children’s education is incredible

Parents in remote areas of Vietnam can be seen carefully enclosing their children in plastic bags so dad can transport them safe and dry across swollen rivers.

Every morning these Vietnamese parents carefully enclose their son in a plastic bag so his dad can carry him across the river so he can stay dry, and after school his dad gets him home the same way.
Your carriage awaits Every morning these Vietnamese parents carefully enclose their son in a plastic bag so his dad can carry him across the river so he can stay dry, and after school his dad gets him home the same way. Source: Facebook/ThinkingHumanity
Ok, so this “system” might not meet the stringent health and safety guidelines we see today in developed nations, but these parents understand their children’s education is their children’s future, and they will go to whatever lengths it takes to ensure their kids get to school.
Means to an end Ok, so this “system” might not meet the stringent health and safety guidelines we see today in developed nations, but these parents understand their children’s education is their children’s future, and they will go to whatever lengths it takes to ensure their kids get to school. Source: Facebook/ThinkingHumanity
Villagers from the northern mountainous region of Huoi Hua in Vietnam were photographed and filmed taking their children to school across a river in huge plastic bags.
The risky journey begins Villagers from the northern mountainous region of Huoi Hua in Vietnam were photographed and filmed taking their children to school across a river in huge plastic bags. Source: Facebook/ThinkingHumanity
Just how much education means to these villagers is clear in their devoted actions.
Dedication to education Just how much education means to these villagers is clear in their devoted actions. Source: Facebook/ThinkingHumanity
The children are bundled off one by one.
Next! The children are bundled off one by one. Source: Facebook/ThinkingHumanity
While clearly not without risk, it is not our place to judge these parents’ actions.
The water is nearly over Dad’s head While clearly not without risk, it is not our place to judge these parents’ actions. Source: Facebook/ThinkingHumanity
Because of this arduous journey it would be madness to repeat the same feat every day, so the children usually stay in school only to return home for weekends. So the next time your kid doesn’t want to go to school or if you feel like skipping work, remember these families.
Despite this “shortcut” the children still have to travel more than five hours to go to school Because of this arduous journey it would be madness to repeat the same feat every day, so the children usually stay in school only to return home for weekends. So the next time your kid doesn’t want to go to school or if you feel like skipping work, remember these families. Source: Superuniverso.com
Vietnamese father takes his kids across a flooded river in plastic bags Sam Lang village, Dien Bien Province, near Hanoi. Source: YouTube/indi-gogo
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