Once the subject of sympathy after his family died, a Chinese man faces scorn for starting a new one

Lin Shengbin garnered national sympathy after his entire family was killed in a fire set deliberately. But recent news that he has a new wife and child infuriated the Chinese public. — SCMP

A man in China who received an outpouring of national sympathy after the shocking death of his family has become the object of scorn after he announced he had fallen in love and was starting a new family.

Lin Shengbin lost his wife and three kids in 2017 when the family domestic helper deliberately set fire to their home in Hangzhou, in eastern China, hoping that she could put it out to curry favour with her employers.

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