Dream Stage – The Angel on the Air (圓夢心舞臺 – 活出美好第二人生 許豈逢)

Dream Stage – The Angel on the Air (圓夢心舞臺 – 活出美好第二人生 許豈逢)


Wake up! It’s 6:30 a.m. You’ll be late for work. It’s 6:30 a.m. You’ll be late for work. Okay. To Xu Qi-feng, every morning is a race against the clock. His wife, Chen You-zhen works in downtown Taipei. Before she goes to work at seven, she has to prepare everything Xu needs for a day. she has to prepare everything Xu needs for a day. That is because he cannot leave this bed without his wife’s help. I’m leaving for work. Okay. I’m late. See you. Hurry up! Remember to get some rest. After Xu had a car accident when he was 27, he has been bedridden for 23 years. He can still use his right hand to work He can still use his right hand to work because his father-in-law found a doctor in the U.S., because his father-in-law found a doctor in the U.S., who gave Xu a nerve transplant surgery. who gave Xu a nerve transplant surgery. Thanks to the surgery and physical therapy, Thanks to the surgery and physical therapy, his hands can still function. The doctor informed that I was in critical condition. My families were worried, and so was I. The doctor estimated that after surgery, the recovery rate of my hands was about 70 percent, the recovery rate of my hands was about 70 percent, but it turned out to be less. I could only lie on the bed, staring at the spiders on the ceiling and wonder when the mosquitoes would bite me. and wonder when the mosquitoes would bite me. I had a series of physical therapy exercises, but they didn’t help much. Lying on the bed every day, I almost gave up on myself. Now, the couple seem to tide over their hard times. Now, the couple seem to tide over their hard times. Actually, when Xu had the accident, his wife was already pregnant. At the time, I felt nauseous. She took care of me day and night. She took care of me day and night. She was exhausted. I thought I was just tired, but it turned out that I was pregnant. but it turned out that I was pregnant. Because of her, I never stop moving on. Because of her, I never stop moving on. “You have to care for the kids, it’ll be really hard,” “You have to care for the kids, it’ll be really hard,” he said to me. That was all I needed to hear. When I was born my dad was already paralyzed. When I was born my dad was already paralyzed. In order to help my mom, he takes on a lot of jobs. In order to help my mom, he takes on a lot of jobs. He goes to bed late every day. He goes to bed late every day. He never lets my sister and me feel that He never lets my sister and me feel that our family is inferior. Even though he is bedridden, my dad still tries his best to take care of us. my dad still tries his best to take care of us. Hello! Nice to meet you! Hello! Nice to meet you! I’m radio DJ Xu Qi-feng. After the accident, I tried to stand on my own feet After the accident, I tried to stand on my own feet and began to do radio broadcast jobs. and began to do radio broadcast jobs. Through radio broadcast, I hope I can share wholesome messages with more people. Since the accident, my wife has been the main breadwinner of our family. For over 20 years, she’s never had a good night’s sleep because every two hours, she must change my positions so I won’t have bedsores. Because of her loving care, I always try all I can to reduce her burden. So, I taught myself computer skills and set up websites. I help people with disabilities to work from home. I help people with disabilities to work from home. Recently, I also take information technology cases Recently, I also take information technology cases from charity groups. I’ve also hosted a program on Da Ai e-Radio since 2018. When I learned that I was paralyzed, I did consider committing suicide. When I was hospitalized, the medical bills were very costly. My wife just gave birth to my daughter, so she couldn’t work. Although we tried to apply for government subsidies, Although we tried to apply for government subsidies, Although we tried to apply for government subsidies, somehow we weren’t qualified. It was Tzu Chi that gave us the much-needed help when we had difficulties. Thanks to Tzu Chi’s cash aid, we could buy formula and diapers and tide over our hard times. I’m fortunate because despite the accident 23 years ago, I can still help others all these years. I hope I can always offer assistance and support to others in their time of need.

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