Seven-year-old Zhu Shouchang’s mother was a concubine, exiled by her husband’s jealous main wife. As an adult, he felt an overwhelming impulse to find his biological mother and care for her. After resigning from his government post, he set off in search of his mother, never giving up hope. One day he got a tip about her location and rushed to find her but fainted on the outskirts of town. A crowd gathered, and someone handed him a cup of tea. Revived, he shared his story, and from the crowd stepped his mother. Zhu Shouchang embraced her and cared for her the rest of her life.