Supporters of Chen Shizhong sent him a painting.
(Taken from Chen Shizhong's Facebook page)
[Reporter Wu Liangyi/Taipei Report] The Democratic Progressive Party candidate for Taipei mayor, Chen Shizhong, lost to the KMT candidate Jiang Wanan by more than 140,000 votes.
After four days of silence, Chen Shizhong posted on Facebook for the first time, saying that in the face of more severe challenges in the future, we must be braver and more united.
Chen Shizhong said that when he was asking for tickets at the South Airport Night Market a few days ago, he met a supporter who went north to help him. She said that although her mother was in Tainan, she drew a special painting to help him. Come on, he was really moved when he heard that.
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"In the past few days, their family came to Taipei, and colleagues helped us arrange a happy meeting. Although the election has ended, I will always remember this touch in my heart," said Chen Shizhong. In addition to presenting the paintings, they also wrote In addition to thanking him, the letter also contains encouragement and expectations for him.
"When I received this letter, my emotions were very complicated, because I should really say thank you," said Chen Shizhong, thanking so many friends for their warm and firm support along the way, accompanying me through everything from epidemic prevention to elections challenge.
Chen Shih-chung finally said that the most beautiful scenery in Taiwan is its people. "I don't care about personal success or loss. I only care that Taiwan must win. In the face of more severe challenges in the future, we must be braver and more united. Let's move forward and work together."