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After Tiananmen

Survivors of the crackdown take a new direction.

Jun 14, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 37 • By DAVID AIKMAN
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Another of the 21 “most wanted,” No. 5, Zhou Fengsuo, a financial analyst based in San Francisco who became a Christian in the 1990s, agrees. “In 1989 there was a lot of bitterness,” he says. “There was no hope. Chai Ling is so hungry for the truth. She has found her cause.”

And a definite sense of peace. A nanny for her children told a visitor that, since becoming a Christian, she has been a much kinder person. Oh yes, and as a new Christian she felt she should drop her lawsuit over the TV documentary.

 

David Aikman reported for Time for 23 years. He is the author of Jesus in Beijing: How Christianity Is Transforming China and Changing the Global Balance of Power.

 

 

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