International students sponsor fundraiser for near-drowning victim

Friday, July 31, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CDT; updated 11:48 a.m. CDT, Friday, July 31, 2009

COLUMBIA — Over a month after MU graduate student Yirui Wei nearly drowned in the Tara Apartments pool, friends and family have begun efforts to help pay for the expensive rehabilitation she will need.