Tofu Princess survives Formosa Fun Coast explosion

It’s been 3 months since the Formosa Fun Coast explosion where flammable starch-based powder exploded in the recreational park in Bali, New Taipei. 508 were injured, with 199 in critical condition.

Yi-Hsin Chen (陳依欣) was relieved from ICU today after her condition has been stabilized. Chen, known as the “Tofu Princess” throughout this whole incident has been strong and brave in dealing with her situation. She was released by the Kaohsiung Chang Gung Hospital and will be transferring to a hospital in her hometown Hualien.

Kaohsiung Chang Gung Hospital prepared a cake to celebrate her rebirth. Yi-Hsin refused to wear anything to cover her scars and wounds. She also promised that she will live her life freely after treatment and open up an hostel – New Formosa Fun Coast.

Yi-Hsin is very thankful of Chang Gung Hospital’s medical team. She was also very grateful for a stranger who helped her in the tragic accident. She recalls the man urging her to stay awake on the way to help. She stayed conscious and fought through.

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