After winning gold three straight Olympic games in a row, synchronized springboard Chinese diver Wu Minxia won’t be forgetting her experience in London any time soon. Her case, however, will be a bit different compared to the other Olympic winners. After Wu and her partner received their awards, Wu’s parents decided to drop a big family bomb.
Her parents decided to inform that “Wu’s grandparents died over a year ago. Her mother has been battling breast cancer for years.”
They explained that they hid the secret due to the fact that they didn’t want to distract her from her goal of winning and gold. The reason on why they had to finally reveal the breast cancer secret was because it was now in remission.
According to them, “It was essential to tell this white lie.”
How would you have felt about this if you were in Wu’s shoes?
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