Da Chen grew up in a rural Chinese village, amid the hardships of the Cultural Revolution. He joins Diane to tell the story of the poverty and political turmoil of his childhood, and to describe the unusual turns his life has taken since he arrived in the U.S. at the age of 23.

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  • Da Chen author of two best-selling memoirs, "Colors of the Mountain" and "Sounds of the River."

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