Tue. Dec 7th, 2021

Once a refugee, now a retired anesthesiologist, Kent Wong tells his remarkable story in “Swimming to Freedom: My Untold Story of Escaping the Cultural Revolution,” released on April 27. He says he wants to prevent history from repeating itself. He recently shared his thoughts on writing the book with the Chinese edition of The Epoch Times. Ten years ago, Wong woke up thinking about a friend who died in a first attempt to swim from China to Hong Kong, “I think this history must be known by everyone, because many people died in the escape … So I feel a responsibility in my heart, I have to write this book,” Wong said. A History to Remember Originally, the book was intended for Western readers, but an American-born Chinese reader changed Wong’s mind. The reader told him, “I knew it from the first page. This is a book I have wanted …

Author: Donna He
Source: https://www.theepochtimes.com/swim-to-freedom-an-anesthesiologists-journey_4102177.html

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