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UANGZHOU Women's Marwin Evans Jersey , May 16 (Xinhua) -- Madhavi Dhanak considers China as her second home. The country has been a lucky place for the 34-year-old Indian woman and her family, as her son who suffered from Thalassemia, a blood disorder, was saved by Chinese doctors.
Eight years ago Dhanak met an Indian man on the Internet. The man, Manoj Mangat, was working in China at the time. The couple soon married after Mangat went back to India.
"Despite the thousands of miles between China and India, we managed a long-distance relationship. Soon our first baby was born," Dhanak said.
The couple traveled all over India for a cure, but failed.
In 2006, Dhanak, with her seven-month-old baby, settled in Guangzhou,capital of south China's Guangdong Province, where her husband got a job in a foreign trade company.
"When we arrived in Guangzhou, a friend introduced me to Dr Li Chunfu in Nanfang Hospital. Li offered a way to save my son Women's Justin Vogel Jersey , which was to give birth to another baby and transplant the new baby's marrow to Mohanish."
Dhanak, who used to be a doctor in India, had heard about the operation. But she had her doubts because Indian doctors were not so sure.
"But I found that this Chinese doctor was very confident in what he was saying and we followed his advice," she said.
Mohanish had the marrow transplant in October 2009. He has now recovered and does what other children do.
"He now goes to school, goes to play, and he likes baseball," Dhanak said. Her five-year-old daughter Masumi likes Indian dance.
For Dhanak, China is special for another reason. "I have a very special family here, who are my neighbors, and I call them 'mama, baba and jiejie' (Chinese for father, mother and sister). They are like my Chinese family."
Their neighbor, a family from central China's Hunan Province, helped the Indian family through their difficulties.
"When my son was in hospital Women's Dean Lowry Jersey , it was not just money that we needed. We needed a very strong support system. My mother was here from India, but apart from her, it was my Chinese family that helped us get through such a difficult time," she said, "and again that's another reason why China is very special to me."
One of Dhanak's dreams is to get Chinese citizenship, but the threshold for her is too high to reach.