Father of the Year Forces Nearly-Naked Child to Run Around in the Snow

Posted by on Feb 09, 2012 at 7:31 am

I guess this is supposedly how they toughen the kids up in China, huh? By forcing a little boy in his underwear to brave the freezing cold while you videotape it?

What the hell is wrong with this guy?

A coldhearted dad from China forced his nearly naked 4-year-old son to run around and do pushups in the New York snow despite the boy’s crying pleas to stop — drawing international outrage from angry viewers who saw the video online.

Wearing nothing but athletic shoes and a pair of yellow briefs on what was a bitterly cold day last month, young He Yide is seen begging his father to pick him up while the pitiless papa urges him to run faster through the snow.

The father, He Liesheng, 44, a Nanjing businessman, shot the video while vacationing in New York.

He said he is taking an “eagle dad” approach to raising his son, who was born prematurely with a host of medical problems.

“When the old eagle teaches its young, it takes the young eagles to the cliffside, beats them, and pushes them to teach them to use their wings,” He told a Chinese newspaper.

“I believe I am helping my son in this way — to force him to challenge limitations and exceed his own expectations.”

This was not the first time he took his tough love too far.

When Yide was 2, his dad took him on a mountain-climbing trip, giving him few breaks to rest.

What a sport. I hope he’s not caught off-guard when the kids bludgeons him to death a few years from now. Sick, sick, stuff. Absolutely heartbreaking to see such child abuse.


2 Responses to “Father of the Year Forces Nearly-Naked Child to Run Around in the Snow”

  1. © Sponge on 9/09/12 at 11:27 am

    Good thing Obama is mortgaging our future to these people. They’re the greatest ever.

  2. Mashiki on 10/10/12 at 1:43 pm

    This is pretty damn common in most of asia. I don’t know why people are surprised at this. Hell, I remember seeing it in Japan when I was there.