By: Lung Pei-ning, Pien Chin-feng and Bill Lin
Taipei, July 21 (CNA) A girl identified by the hospital only by the nickname of Hsiao Chien (小芊) wrote a letter on her 18th birthday Tuesday to express her gratitude to the healthcare workers at Cheng Hsin General Hospital in Taipei who have been taking care of her since she was injured in the June 27 dust explosion at a water park in New Taipei.
Hsiao Chien suffered burns to 54 percent of her body, as well as inhalation burns, in the explosion, Cheng Hsin General Hospital said.
After several rounds of debridement, her condition has stabilized, the hospital said.
She wrote: “Dear Dr. Hsiao, Thanks for listening to my requests. It seems that you are my father because of the care you have taken of me. I love you.” [FULL STORY]