Former 1989 Tiananmen Square student Chai Ling Comforts Chinese Students Traumatized by Boston Marathon Explosions

By Hannah Lee, Gospel Herald, Crossmap On April 30, 2013

Born-again Christian Chai Ling, former leader of the 1989 Tiananmen Square student protest, comforts the overseas Chinese students traumatized by the Boston Marathon bombings.  

Chinese students have expressed fear and confusion since their fellow Chinese graduate student Lu Linzi, 23, was killed from the blasts near the finish line of Boston Marathon. Some have asked questions that they have never asked before.

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Over a thousand students filled the memorial service held for Lu last Monday evening. She was her parent's only child in Shenyang, China.

Chai, founder of Boston-based nonprofit All Girls Allowed, sent out a letter of hope to the Chinese student communities in Boston and America on April 26. She hopes to reach out to them before they return to China in the next few weeks.

 

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